Nucleophilic Substitution SN2 Bimolecular 

 

This mechanism takes place in primary haloalkanes.

Instructions: Follow the links (underlined sentences) below to understand the nucleophilic substitution SN2 mechanism.

Links:

1. What is nucleophilic substitution SN2 mechanism?

2. Substitution reactions involving hydroxide ions

i. Explanation 

3. Substitution reactions involving water

i. Explanation 1 and more...

4. Feel bored... take a break and sing along with this SN2 song  

5. Movie of a simple reaction of SN2:

CH3Br + Cl ---> CH3Cl + Br

Movie provided courtesy: timro@hydrogen.cchem.berkeley.edu

6. Videos on SN2 Substitution:

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