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Substrate

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  • 1. The species bearing the ligand replaced by the nucleophile in a nucleophilic substitution is called the substrate.

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    2. The species bearing the ligand that leaves the species with a H+ in a 1,1-elimination or in a 1,2-elimination is called the substrate.

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    see also leaving group