carbocation

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car·bon·i·um

(kar-bon'ē-ŭm),
An organic cation in which the positive charge is on a carbon atom;,for example, (CH3)+. It is now recommended that carbocation be used as the class name and carbenium for specific compound names.

carbocation

An often reactive anion with a positively charged carbon that has six electrons in its outer valence shell—i.e., it is missing two electrons that would ensure maximum stability.
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The first carbenium ion I undergoes hydrogen shifts to form carbenium ions II, III, V and rearranges to IV by methyl shift.
The propagating carbenium ion combines with counterion
The cation radical interacts with the free-radicals from PE molecule fragment through electron transfer that to be deoxidized, inducing the formation of carbenium ions and increasing the reaction course of cationic polymerization.
The phenonium ions interact with carbenium ions in a manner of electron transfer, resulting in reduction of cationic polymerization course ultimately.
Some of these carbenium ions (or their diazoprecursors) obviously do not alkylate DNA (initiation of a tumor), if the electrical charge distribution would not favor SN 1- or SN 2- reactions in organisms.
Bolte: Ladungsverteilung in carbeniumionen und carcinogenitat von nitrosaminen, Kautschuk + Gummi, Kunststoffe 41 (11/1988) 1097- Charge distribution in carbenium ions and carcinogenicity of nitrosamines.
5], to obtain stable solutions of a wide variety of alkyl carbenium ions.