||Chapter 19: Carboxylic
Preparation of Acyl
Reaction type: Nucleophilic
- Acyl chlorides are prepared by
treating the carboxylic acid with thionylchloride, SOCl2, in the
presence of a base.
- Acyl chlorides are by far the
most commonly encountered of the acyl halides.
- This reaction is discussed in
more detail in Chapter20.
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