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Stereospecific Addition of Bromine to an Alkene

http://www.chemtube3d.com/Electrophilic%20addition%20to%20alkenes%20-%20Electrophilic%20addition%20to%20alkenes%20can%20produce%20stereoisomers.html (External Link to ChemTube 3D) https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/jsmoore/www/Jmolpages/conformation/conformation.html (External link to the molecular model shown at the end of the video). The addition of bromine to an alkene is a stereospecific reaction. The analysis in this webcast will show that the mode of addition is anti. This follows from the SN2 attack of the bromide nucleophile on the bromonium ion.
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