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Formation of carboxylic acid derivatives
In this tutorial, Sal shows the formation of carboxylic acid derivatives including esters, acyl chlorides, and amides.
Fisher Esterification of Carboxylic Acids
Acetic Acid to Acetyl Chloride mechanism. Can be generalized to forming any acid halide from a carboxylic acid
Carboxylic Acid Derivatives - Amides, Anhydrides, Esters and Acyl Chlorides
Relative Stability of Amides Esters Anhydrides and Acyl Chlorides
Amide Formation from Acyl Chloride