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Aromatic Chemistry Reactions Map

17-Jun-2016

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Aromatic Chemistry Reactions Map

Here’s a reaction map looking at reactions that allow you to vary the substituents on a benzene ring. This was a far larger undertaking than expected; the bulk of the work on the organic reaction map was done in the space of a day, whereas this one is probably pushing towards three days – suffice to say that there were a lot of reactions that could’ve been included!

As far as the content goes, this map (hopefully) details the majority of basic reactions of aromatic compounds. The many possible reactions, and the fact that I really don’t like arrows crossing over in a tangled mess if I can help it, means that it’s by no means exhaustive, but it should be conclusive enough for casual reference purposes.

Topics
  • aromatic compounds
  • organic reactions
  • organic synthetic chemistry
  • substitutions
  • aromatic substitution
  • oxidations
  • Diazotisation
  • coupling reactions
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