Bunnett, Joseph F. Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, California.
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- Nucleophilic substitution at saturated carbon
- Electrophilic substitution at saturated carbon
- Radical substitution at saturated carbon
- Nucleophilic substitution at aromatic carbon
- Electrophilic substitution at aromatic carbon
- Radical substitution at aromatic carbon
- Nucleophilic substitution at carbonyl carbon
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A class of chemical reactions in which one atom or group (of atoms) replaces another atom or group in the structure of a molecule or ion. Usually, the new group takes the same structural position that was occupied by the group replaced. See also: Organic reaction mechanism; Organic synthesis
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