Answer to Question #18833 in Organic Chemistry for Anissa
• A nucleophile can be any negative ion or anyneutral molecule that has at least one unshared electron pair. Carbocations and other, completely or partially, positive charged species can act as electrophiles.
• Nucleophile is a Lewis base, and an electrophile is a Lewis acid.
• In a reaction mechanism, arrows are always drawn to show the electron flow from a nucleophile to the electrophile.
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