Friedel Crafts Acylation EAS Reaction and Mechanism Video

friedel crafts acylation reaction mechanism by leah4sciEAS Series: Video 7
This video shows you the mechanism for the formation of acylium ion with a Lewis Acid catalyst to form the super electrophile that is attacked by benzene in the Friedel-Crafts Acylation reaction.

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This is Video 7 in the Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Video  Series. Click HERE for the entire series.

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