Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution

Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Definition:

A reaction in which a nucleophile attacks a carboxylic acid derivative.

Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Explained:

A particular group of substitution reactions that involve nucleophiles. Nucleophilic substitution is a fundamental class of reactions in which an electron rich nucleophile selectively bonds with or attacks the positive or partially positive charge of an atom or a group of atoms to replace a leaving group; the positive or partially positive atom is.