Tischenko reaction

Tischenko reaction

[ti′shəŋ·kō rē‚ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The formation of an ester by the condensation of two molecules of aldehyde utilizing a catalyst of aluminum alkoxides in the presence of a halide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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