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Nitration of Benzene

Introduction to nitration of benzene Nitration of benzene is an example of elctrophilic aromatic substitution reaction. Here nitronium ion (NO2+) acts as an electrophile and reacts with benzene to form nitrobenzene. As for example Benzene reacts with concentrated nitric acid in presence of concentrated sulphuric acid as a catalyst, and form nitrobenzene. ┬áNitration of benzene … Read more