So I came across this question where a phenol is reacted with CH3CHBrCH3 and apparently the catalyst needed is ALBr3? I thought phenols don't require halogen carriers because the lone pair on the oxygen atom is partially delocalised into the benzene ring? Can someone explain?
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- 20-03-2016 13:51
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- 22-03-2016 15:03
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