Mitsunobu Reaction Stage 2

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NOTE: Important charges and non-bonding electrons are shown throughout the animation except during the transition state phase.

The anion produced in the first stage of the Mitsunobu reaction is basic enough to remove a proton from the formic acid producing the alkoxide anion.

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