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Hydrogen iodide adds to alkenes to give the corresponding alkyl iodide. Markovnikov regioselectivity is observed: the proton adds to the carbon possessing the greatest number of hydrogens (giving the most alkyl substituted and so stabilised carbenium ion intermediate). Electrophilic addition.
Generic Organic reaction
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|Alkene, monosubstituted (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Hydrogen iodide||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|2° Alkyl iodide (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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