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Acyl cation (AS/A2 generic)
Acylium ion (AS/A2 generic)
  Belongs to a sub-set of generics specific to the British A-Level exam system.

The acyl cation is one of the most reactive species available to the organic chemist. The species is an electrophilic Lewis acid that is able to undergo electrophilic aromatic substitution with benzene.
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Acylium ion (AS/A2 generic)
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Acylium ion (AS/A2 generic)
Carbonyl function (AS/A2 generic)

Electrophile (AS/A2 generic)

Acetyl cation

Formyl cation

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