Interaction | Reaction | Process Data Page
Alcohols are converted into alkyl chlorides by thionyl chloride. The reaction does not invert chiral alcohols so the reaction is not a normal SN2 reaction.
Generic Organic reaction
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|Alcohol (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Thionyl chloride||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Alkyl chloride (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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