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Acid anhydrides are hydrolysed by water to give two moles of carboxylic acid.This acylation reaction involves nucleophilic addition to the carbonyl function followed by elimination. The overall effect is nucleophilic substitution.
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|Carboxylic acid (AS/A2 generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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