Is benzene electrophile or nucleophile

Is benzene a nucleophile?

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Is benzene a nucleophile?

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:13 am

Is benzene considered a nucleophile and if so why?
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Re: Is benzene a nucleophile?

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:14 am

Yes. Benzene ring is electron rich and can react with an electrophile.
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