Is o-chlorophenol a intramolecular hydrogen bond? please explain.

Asked by Baishali Baruah | 29th Nov, 2013, 10:48: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Intramolecular hydrogen bonding:
  • In this type, hydrogen bonding occurs in two atoms of the same molecule.
  • This types of hydrogen bonding is commonly known as chelation and frequently occurs in organic compounds.
  • Sometimes intermolecular hydrogen bonding develops a six- or five membered ring.    

                                   

                         

                                 Hydrogen bonding in o-chlorophenol

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 2nd Dec, 2013, 09:40: AM

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