Aldol condensation

Asked by  | 7th Aug, 2012, 11:36: AM

Expert Answer:

In a crossed aldol reaction, two different carbonyl compounds are applied. If both carbonyl compounds contain an ? hydrogen atom, both may act as electrophilic carbonyl compound, as well as nucleophilic enol or enolate. A simple reaction is given below:

Answered by  | 7th Aug, 2012, 12:40: PM

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