electrophile

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electrophile

[i′lek·trō‚fīl]
(physical chemistry)
An electron-deficient ion or molecule that takes part in an electrophilic process.
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Clearly, relative softness ([sigma]) and electrophilicity ([omega]) determine not only the toxicodynamic character of ACR and other type-2 alkenes (i.
The electrophilicity of the product complexes is demonstrated by the fact that they abstract Ph - from the [BPh.
bar]H]), formal charge on ether oxygen atoms (qo), electrophilicity index ([omega]), harmonic oscillator model of aromaticity index ([I.
It has been speculated (2) that the co-catalyst stabilizes and activates the colloid formed between the Karstedt's catalyst and PDMS by withdrawing electrons, therefore, increasing the electrophilicity of the Karstedt's catalyst.