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nucleophile

 [noo´kle-o-fīl″]
an electron donor in chemical reactions involving covalent catalysis in which the donated electrons bond other chemical groups (electrophiles). adj., adj nucleophil´ic.

nu·cle·o·phil

, nucleophile (nū'klē-ō-fil', -fīl),
1. The electron pair donor atom in a chemical reaction in which a pair of electrons is picked up by an electrophil; any reagent or substance that is attracted to a region of low electron density.
2. Relating to a nucleophil. Synonym(s): nucleophilic (1)
[nucleo- + G. philos, fond]

nucleophile

/nu·cleo·phile/ (noo´kle-o-fīl) an electron donor in chemical reactions involving covalent catalysis in which the donated electrons bond other chemical groups (electrophiles).nucleophil´ic

nu·cle·o·phil

, nucleophile (nū'klē-ō-fil, -fīl)
1. The electron pair donor atom in a chemical reaction in which a pair of electrons is picked up by an electrophil.
2. Relating to a nucleophil.
Synonym(s): nucleophilic (1) .
[nucleo- + G. philos, fond]

nucleophile

an electron donor in chemical reactions involving covalent catalysis in which the donated electrons bond other chemical groups (electrophiles).
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The high rate of activated anionic polymerization is due to the fact that both reacting species are chemically activated and hence highly reactive: the lactam anion from the catalyst represents an activated monomer with increased nucleophilicity and then terminal N-acylated lactam unit from the activator presents an activated end group (growth centre) with increased acylaling ability.
Nucleophilicity of the polymerizing media is very important, as more nucleophilic solvent will react with free radical intermediates of the polymers and result in passive polymer films, whereas EMIPFSI is extremely hydrophobic, so it will facilitate the formation of ordered polymer with high doping level.
However, in all these strategies synthesis of this scaffold is problematic due to the limited nucleophilicity of aromatic amines [24-31].
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Without study of the kinetics of polymerization, it is difficult to speak about the rate and rate constants of a reaction, nevertheless, it is reasonable to suppose that the nucleophilicity of phenol is the dominating force of this reaction.