aldol reaction


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

aldol reaction

[′al‚dȯl rē′ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Logically organized by reaction type, the sections focus on [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangements, aldol reactions, metal allylation reactions, stereoselective reductions, and other reactions.
They cover important natural products and pharmaceuticals, aldol reactions, Michael reactions and conjugate additions, rearrangement reactions, cycloaddition reactions, asymmetric cross-coupling and Mizoroki-Heck reactions.
The construction utilized enantioselective aldol reactions as well as Stille and Wittig couplings to prepare the sensitive cyanotetraene part of the molecule.
The topics include electrophilic aromatic substitution, organometallic reagents, acid halides and anhydrides, aldol reactions, amines, and proton (1H) nuclear magnetic resonance.