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Tosylates And Mesylates

All About Tosylates and Mesylates Today we’re going to talk about a different way of making alcohols into good leaving groups – by turning them

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PBr3 and SOCl2

PBr3 and SOCl2: Reagents For Converting Alcohols To Good Leaving Groups Lately we’ve been talking a lot about converting alcohols to good leaving groups [halides]

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The SN1 Mechanism

Previously we saw that there are two important classes of nucleophilic substitution reactions, which differ in their rate laws, dependence on substitution pattern, and the

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