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Postby Blake_Katsev_2E » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:04 pm

What is an ambident nucleophile?

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Re: Ambident

Postby Annie Duong 3L » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:34 pm

An ambident nucleophile is a molecule that has more than one nucleophilic site and has a negative charge delocalized by resonance. To identify the ambident structure, you would need to know which molecules have resonance structures. If you are not able to determine from the chemical equation which ones have resonance, then you will have to draw the Lewis diagrams to determine which ones are ambident nucleophiles.

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Re: Ambident

Postby Samuel_Vydro_1I » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:51 pm

I don't know if we will have to go to this extent on the final

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