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Ethers are very stable chemical compounds with low chemical reactivity and do not react with bases, active metals, dilute acids, oxidizing agents, nor reducing agents. However, they are more reactive than alkanes.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1246120