Interactions, reactions or processes classified as:

Substitution: Electrophilic Aromatic

Electrophilic aromatic substitution involves an electrophilic Lewis acid interacting with an aromatic pi-system Lewis base to form a Wheland intermediate.

This high energy species then rapidly ejects an electrofugal Lewis acid (usually H+) to form the substituted aromatic.

This analysis is explained in detail in the Chemogenesis webbook.


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