Bunnett reaction

What is Bunnett reaction?

The Bunnett reaction involves the substitution of substituted aryl iodides through a radical chain mechanism using nucleophiles. This reaction can be catalyzed by either potassium or light.

Bunnett reaction
Bunnett reaction

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