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I haven`t got answer for this.... I think electrophile will attack para wrt to OH-.. But I`m not sure.

I haven`t got answer for this.... I think electrophile will attack para wrt to OH-.. But I`m not sure.

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Rishabh Ranjan
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4 years ago
Yes, you are correct. The electrophile will attack para position wrt OH group. This is because OH is a better Ortho Para Director than OCH3. Also, due to +I effect of CH3 being minimum at para position, the electrophile will mainly attack and form major product at para position wrt OH.

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