It is possible for the diene to be either ‘cis-cis’, ‘cis-trans’ (two possibilities if the diene is unsymmetrical) or ‘trans-trans’.
‘Click’ the images below to view 3D animations of the reactions, all of which use the same simple dienophile which has no stereochemistry:
We are sorry that this page was not useful for you!
Let us improve this page!
Tell us how we can improve this page (in your own language if you prefer)?