EAS Aromatic Nitration Reaction and Mechanism Video

Aromatic nitration mechanism for electrophilic aromatic substitutionEAS Series: Video 4
This video shows you the mechanism for the formation of Nitronium – the super electrophile that is attacked by benzene in the nitration reaction. This video also helps you understand the role of the acid catalyst before and during the reaction.


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This is Video 4 in the Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series.

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