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1,2-Aryl Shift

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  • A 1,2-aryl shift is a carbocation rearrangement in which an aryl group in a carbocation migrates to the carbon atom bearing the formal charge of +1 (carbon 2) from an adjacent carbon atom (carbon 1). eg:

     

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