anchimeric assistance

anchimeric assistance

[¦aŋ·kə¦mer·ik ə′sis·təns]
(organic chemistry)
The participation by a neighboring group in the rate-determining step of a reaction; most often encountered in reactions of carbocation intermediates. Also known as neighboring-group participation.
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The organic chemist will recognize this effect which is called anchimeric assistance (Gr.