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Problem: Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the process of hydrogenation?Hydrogenation creates trans fatty acids.Hydrogenation is the process in which hydrogen atoms are added to double bonds.Hydrogenation creates a heart-healthy product.Hydrogenation makes a product more solid at room temperature.

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Catalytic Hydrogenation

Metal catalyst and hydrogen (protium) simply add 2 H for each pi bond it reacts with. 

  • Syn-addition (cis products)


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Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the process of hydrogenation?
Hydrogenation creates trans fatty acids.
Hydrogenation is the process in which hydrogen atoms are added to double bonds.
Hydrogenation creates a heart-healthy product.
Hydrogenation makes a product more solid at room temperature.

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