Dec 25, 2021

Reaction Intermediates - Definition, Types, and Properties

In this article we will learn about Reaction intermediates in chemistry. Here we will discuss  Definition, Types, and Properties of reaction intermediates. 

An intermediate species is certain unstable species formed in chemical reaction. They are highly reactive, unstable and often decomposes to neutral and stable species. 

There are five types of intermediate found in chemistry namely; Radical, CarbocationCarbanion, Carbene, Benzyne intermediates.