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S R Maiti
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18 votes

Why do we get slightly more inversion product than retention product in SN1 reaction?

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Are pseudo-zeroth order reactions possible?

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Why doesn’t aniline undergo Friedel-Crafts alkylation?

11 votes

What is an example of chemical reaction that can be assisted by both an inorganic catalyst and an enzyme?

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ORCA: How to plot an adiabatic potential in dihydrogen H2 molecule?

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ELSD detection principle

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Why is the endo product the major product in a Diels-Alder reaction?

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Does rearrangement take place in the reaction between ethenylcyclohexane and iodine chloride?

8 votes

How to estimate the temperature needed to overcome an activation energy barrier?

7 votes

Meta-directing nature of anilinium cations

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Aspirin Hydrolysis at pH 2

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Can substituted acetone undergo Cannizzaro reaction?

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Newman projection of 3-methylpentane

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How do steric effects affect inductive effect in compounds with tetravalent nitrogen?

6 votes

Why hydrogen bonding in some acids make them a stronger acid when it is present even before deprotonation?

5 votes

Finding the rate of a reaction given experimental data for reaction kinetics

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What makes selectivity other than activation energy?

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What is the general formula for tertiary alcohol?

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Why does copper form bubbles in vinegar in this situation?

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Reimer–Tiemann-like reaction of catechol with diiodomethane

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What is the alternative to chromyl chloride test?

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Maximum Local Value for the Electron Density

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Can endergonic reactions be driven by heat?

4 votes

Gaussian calculation - PCM model for IRC compared to gas phase?

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What is the mechanism for thermal decarboxylation of a generic carboxylic acid (not special cases like beta-ketocarboxylic acid or malonic acids)?

4 votes

Elimination of OH from spirocyclic compounds

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Why does ester hydrolysis occur in basic medium

3 votes

Bond angle order of SF2, OF2, HOF

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Lother Mayer curve

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The ways to determine if an ionic compound is paramagnetic or not