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22. Condensation Chemistry

Claisen Condensation

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What makes Claisen Condensation stand out? Well, much like aldehydes and ketones, esters can form enolates. The rest well, is history....

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Claisen Condensation

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Draw the structure of the Claisen condensation product for each of the following compounds. 

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Draw the structure of the Claisen condensation product for each of the following compounds. 

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Give the structure of the ester precursor for the following Claisen condensation product.