nucleophilic substitution

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nucleophilic substitution

[‚nü·klē·ə¦fil·ik ‚səb·stə′tü·shən]
(organic chemistry)
A reaction in which a nucleophile bonds to a carbon atom in a molecule, displacing a leaving group. Also known as nucleophilic displacement.
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4a) is characterized by nucleophilic substitution reaction with the formation of a CPL molecule as by-product, while the second mechanism (Fig.
4a, the chain extension reaction by nucleophilic substitution reaction leads to the formation of a CPL molecule as by-product.
This enabled to achieve intensification of the nucleophilic substitution reaction with high volume productivity and critical control of process condition which in batch manner takes more than 3 hr.
The branched polystyrene is produced by a nucleophilic substitution reaction of active methylene groups with bonded electron-attracting groups.
Since quaternary ammonium salts are obtained by simple nucleophilic substitution reaction of an alkyl/aryl halide with a tertiary amine, variety of quaternary ammonium salts can be obtained by changing either of the two components.
2] type nucleophilic substitution reaction with contemporary formation and breakage of molecular bonds.
Objective: "Enzymatic nucleophilic substitution reactions are ubiquitous as key steps in biochemical processes of living cells.