This MCAT Organic Chemistry Mechanisms and Reactions Summary highlights key mechanisms that are most helpful for the exam. Understanding the basics, like electrostatics (opposites attract like charges repel), helps to minimize memorization and maximize the understanding of reaction mechanisms.
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