a: Protonation ~
b: serving a deportation notice to the hydroxyl group
What: "First of all, there is a proton transfer to the hydroxyl group. This should look familiar: protonation is like serving a deportation notice to the hydroxyl group, telling it that expulsion is imminent. "
Writer: James ...
Date: Jun 16 2010 5:31 AM
# 488 Critique Analogy