Pyridine Nucleophilic Substitution Tutorial

Tutorial and Self Assessment Available Pyridine

Nucleophilic Substitution

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Nucleophilic substitution takes place preferentially at the 2- and 4- positions as the intermediate anion is stabilised by the electronegative nitrogen.

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