neighbouring-group participation

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An effect in an organic chemical reaction in which the reactive centre interacts with a lone pair or with electrons in other bonds in the molecule that are not conjugated with the centre. This may affect the rate or the stereochemistry of the products. It is sometimes called anchimeric assistance.

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