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why it happens that in some reactions cleavage of OH bond of alcohol takes place while in some reactions cleavage of CO bond of alcohol takes place & if this depends on any factor then please explain

why it happens that in some reactions cleavage of OH bond of alcohol takes place while in some reactions cleavage of CO bond of alcohol takes place & if this depends on any factor then please explain

Grade:12th pass

1 Answers

Nikhil Upadhyay
171 Points
6 years ago
Alcohols react both as nucleophiles and electrophiles.OH bond cleavage takes place when alcohols react as
nucleophiles.And CO bond cleavage takes place when they react as electrophiles.So this is the basis of cleavage type in alcohols.IF UNDERSTOOD THEN PLZ APPROVE.

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