A dioxirane is a molecule containing a three-membered ring composed of one carbon and two oxygens. Somewhat unstable, they are used in organic synthesis as oxidizing reagents. The only dioxirane in common use is dimethyldioxirane
Dimethyldioxirane is a dioxirane derived from acetone. It is the most commonly used dioxirane in organic synthesis.-Synthesis:DMDO is not commercially available because of its instability...

 (DMDO), the oxirane derived from acetone
Acetone is the organic compound with the formula 2CO, a colorless, mobile, flammable liquid, the simplest example of the ketones.Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in its own right, typically as the solvent of choice for cleaning purposes in the laboratory...

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