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#1 2009-02-19 01:40:57


Bromination of a substituted phenol

Yahoo!Answers in chemistry wrote:

Draw the skeletal structure of the major organic product.

Normally, a Lewis acid is required to brominate a benzene ring. With good electron donors, such as a an OH or NH, bromine can react directly in an ortho or para position. The ortho positions are blocked so it only brominates in the para position.




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