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Did Nitrogen undergoes Friedel-Crafts reaction?

Did Nitrogen undergoes Friedel-Crafts reaction?

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Roshan Mohanty
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9 years ago

I think you are talking about aniline(Nitrogen containing compounds) . If so then no, they do not undergo friedel craft as nitrogen donates its lone pair to form a complex and doesnt allow the reaction to proceed further . 

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