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Hammond's postulate

Halogenation At Tiffany’s

As we discussed in the last post on radicals, bromine radicals are considerably more selective than chlorine radicals in the halogenation of alkanes. For example,

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What’s a Transition State?

Here’s a question that comes up a lot: What’s a transition state? A transition state is a very short-lived configuration of atoms at a local

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Hammond’s Postulate

Last week Diana left this comment: I recently had my first orgo exam and one of the concepts that I have trouble visceralizing is Hammond’s

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