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Allene

An Allene is an hydrocarbon in which one atom of carbon is connected by double bonds with two other atoms of carbon. The simplest allene is propyl allene:

Such pair of bonds make allene much more reactive than other alkenes. For example their reactivity with gaseous chlorine is more like reactivity of alkynes than other alkanes.



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