aprotic

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aprotic

adjective Referring to a molecule that neither accepts nor donates protons.
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N] reactions proceed faster in aprotic solvents, such as DMF and DMSO, than in protic solvents, such as water and alcohol.
The formation of homo- and heteroconjugates does not occur in protic solvents because the degree of hydrogen bonding in these solvents prevents the association of the dissolved species with one another.