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Thu June 23, 2011 By: Kaif Mawani
 

What is NUCLEOPHILIC ACYL SUBSTITUTION reaction?

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Mon June 27, 2011

Nucleophilic acyl substitution describes the substitution reaction involving nucleophiles and acyl compounds. Acyl compounds are carboxylic acid derivatives including esters,amides and acid halides. Nucleophiles include anionic reagents such as alkoxide compounds and enolates or species of high basicity Ex-amines.

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