electrophilic


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electrophilic

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) chem having or involving an affinity for negative charge. Electrophilic reagents (electrophiles) are atoms, molecules, and ions that behave as electron acceptors. Compare nucleophilic
electrophile n
Translations
électrophile
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Stephan's presentation was titled "From Frustrated Lewis Pairs to Electrophilic Phosphonium Cations: Metal-free Approaches to Hydrogenation Catalysis.
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The acceptor number--A quantitative empirical parameter for the electrophilic properties of solvents.
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Electrophilic fluorination using the Selectfluor" reagent was accomplished at two different points in the synthetic scheme, affording ring-selective fluorine incorporation into the sulfanilamide targets in yields ranging from 40-82%.
Nitroso and hydroxylamino functional groups are electrophilic, and they can react with biomolecules.