SN1 SN2 E1 Series: Video 13
When starting with a chiral alkyl halide, the SN2 reaction will undergo a backside attack and thus an inversion in chirality.
This video shows you a breakdown of the chiral inversion to help you understand how easily to identify chiral SN2 reaction products.
(Watch on YouTube: SN2 Part 2. Click CC on bottom right for transcript.)
This is Video 13 in the Nucleophilic Substitution and Beta Elimination Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series & cheat sheet!
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