Consider the directing effects of the substiuents on salicylamide and predict the possible structures

possible-structures

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Consider the directing effects of the substiuents on salicylamide and predict the possible structures of hte iodination products. Whichdo you think will be the major products? Explain your resoning.

Answer:

iodination is electrophilc aromatic substion reaction in which electrophile is Iodonium (I^+) , it will updatined by the reaction of sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) with iodide ion (NaI), which is strong electrophile that reacts quickly in an electrophilic aromatic substution reaction.

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