aldol reaction

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aldol reaction

[′al‚dȯl rē′ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
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Duthaler spoke about the use of cyclopentadienyltitanium-TADDOLS to mediate enantioselective additions of organolithium species to carbonyls and to effect aldol reactions as well as additions of allyl titanium species to carbonyls.
The topics include electrophilic aromatic substitution, organometallic reagents, acid halides and anhydrides, aldol reactions, amines, and proton (1H) nuclear magnetic resonance.