Master Organic Chemistry Reaction Guide

SN2 reaction of carboxylate ions with alkyl halides to give esters

Description: Alkyl halides (or tosylates) will react with carboxylate ions to form esters. This is an SN2 reaction. 

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Real-Life Example:
Org. Synth. 1944, 24, 79

DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.024.0079

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