electrophiles turns into nucleophile  [ENDORSED]

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electrophiles turns into nucleophile

Postby haleh matinrad 1C » Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:49 pm

Will there ever be a situation where one molecule or atom that was an electrophile could act as a nucleophile or vice versa?

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Re: electrophiles turns into nucleophile  [ENDORSED]

Postby Timothy_Yu_Dis3A » Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:57 pm

Yes? Water (H2O) can act as both an electrophile and a nucleophile. It depends on what it is binding with.

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