aldol condensation


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Related to aldol condensation: Claisen condensation, Aldol addition

aldol condensation

[′al‚dȯl ‚kän·dən′sā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
Formation of a β-hydroxycarbonyl compound by the condensation of an aldehyde or a ketone in the presence of an acid or base catalyst. Also known as aldol reaction.
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Improvement on the catalytic performance of MgZr mixed oxides for furfural acetone aldol condensation by supporting on mesoporous carbons.
Production of jet fuel intermediates from furfural and acetone by aldol condensation over MgO/NaY.
the aldol condensation of acetone to diacetone alcohol which undergoes subsequent dehydration to mesityl oxide, and
Modified Calcium Oxide as Stable Solid Base Catalyst for Aldol Condensation Reaction.
Summary: The catalytic potential of chiral proline amides and pyridinium salts in the aldol condensation in water was investigated.
This book contains an introduction to biotransformation by both isolated enzymes and intact microorganisms, followed by a discussion of the reactions of biotransformation according to type: hydrolysis and condensation reactions applied to esters, amides, epoxides and nitriles; reduction of carbonyl and alkenic bonds; oxidation reactions including alcohol and aldehyde oxidations, Baeyer-Villiger oxidation, hydroxylation and epoxidation reactions, and oxidation at sulphur; and other biotransformations such as aldol condensations and O- and N-dealkylation reactions.