Is aniline an electron withdrawing group? If so, why would it direct ortho para over a methyl group on a benzene ring?
aniline is not an electron withdrawing group . it is a strong electron... View the full answer
- thank you. so when comparing basicity, is aniline on benzene ring more basic or is a phch2nh2
- Jul 20, 2016 at 1:44pm
- aniline is less basic than PhCH2NH2 because lone pair of aniline is in conjugation with the benzene ring so less avilable as a base
- Jul 20, 2016 at 1:56pm