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Question #56752
Which type of compounds prefer to become carboxylic acid in cannizaro reaction? Electron donating aromatic compounds or electron withdrawing aromatic compounds?
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2015-12-07T11:19:28-0500
Electron withdrawing aromatic compounds, as they have increased reactivity of carbonyl group, which undergoes oxidation more easily.

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