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Electrophilic Substitution

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    40156
  • An electrophilic substitution reaction is a substitution reaction in which it is an electrophile that replaces a ligand in an organic compound.

    eg. 1:

    net reaction:

    eg. 2:

    net reaction:

    see also nucleophilic substitution, electrophilic aromatic substitution