Secondary Catalogue

Nucleophilic Substution Reaction

Organic Chemistry

Nucleophilic substitution is a reaction in which an electron rich group, called nucleophile, substitutes an outgoing group called leaving group, which carries with it the bonding electron pair. Good leaving groups are weak bases.Alkyl halides undergo nucleophilic substitution with various nucleophiles to form alcohols, ethers, esters, thiols, sulphides, amines, azides and nitriles

Rating: E
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 5 min
Series: Organic Chemistry

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