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22. Condensation Chemistry

Crossed Aldol Condensation

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When we run condensation reactions on two different ketones or aldehydes, mixed products are difficult to avoid. 

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Crossed Aldol

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Solution – Run condensation reactions with a nonenolizable aldehyde or ketone.  

 

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Give the structure of the aldehydes or ketones used to create the product prepared by a crossed aldol condensation reaction. 


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Give the structure of the aldehydes or ketones used to create the product prepared by a crossed aldol reaction. 

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What product can be isolated from the following aldol condensation reaction?