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Bromine adds (electrophilic addition) to alkenes (such as cyclohexene) to yield the anti (trans) 1,2-dibromo isomer. Under normal circumstances the dl (+/-) racemic mixture is formed.

Generic Organic reaction

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Cyclohexene     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Bromine     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
(+/-) trans 1,2-Dibromocyclohexane     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Addition: Electrophilic
Functional Group Interconvertion
Oxidation: Of Substrate By Reagent
Type 16 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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