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Difference between caranion and carbene?Both contain negative charge but how are therse two different

Difference between caranion and carbene?Both contain negative charge but how are therse two different

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Bhavya
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6 years ago
No, both are not containing negative charge.
Carbanion is nucleophile since its containing negative charge but carbene is electrophile since C has only 6 electrons in its outermost shell and therefore is short of 2 electrons and hence an electrophile.

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