What is NUCLEOPHILIC ACYL SUBSTITUTION reaction?

Asked by mks_619 | 23rd Jun, 2011, 02:03: PM

Expert Answer:

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.

Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2011, 03:35: PM

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