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Nucleophilic Substitution

Nucleophilic Substitution By: Nucleophillic Substitution Introduction Nucleophilic substitution is a process in which a leaving group on a compound is replaced by a nucleophile.  There are two different types of substitution reactions.  They are known as SN1 and SN2 reactions.  There are many differences between these two reactions.  For example, SN1 are two step reactions, involving the formation of a carbocation intermediate, followed by a nucleophilic attack.  These reactions are promoted by a polar protic solvent and are favored by […]