All radicals considered electrophiles?

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Vivian Chen 3A
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All radicals considered electrophiles?

Postby Vivian Chen 3A » Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:44 pm

Are all organic radicals considered electrophiles?

Niharika Reddy 1D
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Re: All radicals considered electrophiles?

Postby Niharika Reddy 1D » Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:08 pm

I believe so, as radicals have an unpaired electron and are highly reactive and unstable. They seek to gain electrons, which is why they're electrophiles.


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