what is the mechanism of reimer tiemann reaction

Asked by neelsid | 13th Jun, 2011, 02:00: AM

Expert Answer:

 
 
 
Reimer-Tiemann reaction involves electrophilic substitution reaction. the electrophile is dichloro carbene(:CCl2):
 Generation of the electrophile [ dichloro carbene(:CCl2)]
 
 

Answered by  | 13th Jun, 2011, 04:12: PM

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