13.7     Write short notes on the following:

                   (vi) Acetylation

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Acetylation-
The introduction of an acetyl group (CH_{3}CO)in a molecule is known as acetylation.
    

Example-

 


Aliphatic and aromatic primary and secondary amines undergo acetylation reaction when treated with acid chlorides, anhydrides or esters by nucleophilic substitution. Here Hydrogen atom of NH_{2} or NH is replaced by CH_{3}CO the group.

 

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