Electrophilic aromatic substitution, Kolbe's reaction, Reimer-Tiemann reaction, Reaction of phenol with zinc dust and Oxidation
Explain how does the −OH group attached to a carbon of benzene ring activate it towards electrophilic substitution?
Write the reactions of Williamson synthesis of 2-ethoxy-3-methylpentane starting from ethanol and 3-methylpentan-2-ol.
While separating a mixture of ortho and para nitrophenols by steam distillation, name the isomer which will be steam volatile. Give reason.
Give equations of the following reactions: Treating phenol with chloroform in presence of aqueous NaOH.