Nucleophilic Substitution Tools, Stereochemistry, Rate Law, Substrate, Nucleophile, Proving a Mechanism - Freshman Organic Chemistry - Michael McBride - Lecture 7 of 38 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Organic Chemistry

Description: SN2 substitution provides an example of establishing the mechanism of a chemical reaction by disproving all the alternatives. Five general pathways are envisioned (two-step involving either pentavalent or trivalent carbon intermediates, and one-step).