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This is a reverse electron demand Diels-Alder reaction: the dieneophile (alkene) is electron rich and the heterocyclic diene is electron poor. There is a large LUMO/HOMO energy gap and the reaction is fast.

Frontier Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions. I.Flemming, J.Wiley & Sons, 1976.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Diels-Alder (type) Cycloaddition
Type 20 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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