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If pyrrole is protonated in the presence of a strong acid, why does protonation occur at second carbon (C2) ? What is the mechanism?

Asked by sumayiah2000 24th April 2019, 12:06 PM
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Answered by Expert 24th April 2019, 11:45 PM
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