Return to Contents  Chapter 20: Carboxylic Acid Derivatives. NucleophilicAcyl Substitution  Ch 20 contents

Friedel-Crafts Acylation of Benzene
(review of Chapter 12)

acylation of arenes

Reaction type: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution (of the aromatic),or
                        Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution (of the acyl halide)


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