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  1. SN2 reaction(Noun)

    a bimolecular nucleophilic substitution reaction


  1. SN2 reaction

    The SN2 reaction is a type of nucleophilic substitution, where a lone pair from a nucleophile attacks an electron deficient electrophilic center and bonds to it, expelling another group called a leaving group. Thus the incoming group replaces the leaving group in one step. Since two reacting species are involved in the slow, rate-determining step of the reaction, this leads to the name bimolecular nucleophilic substitution, or SN2. Among inorganic chemists, the SN2 reaction is often known as the interchange mechanism.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sn2 reaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sn2 reaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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