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Cyclopentadiene dimerises to dicyclopentadiene.

Dicyclopentadiene, an important reagent used in Diels-Alder cycloaddition chemistry, has to be "cracked" (heated and distilled) to the cyclopentadiene monomer before use.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Decomposition by Heat (Pyrolysis)
Diels-Alder (type) Cycloaddition

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