aldol reaction

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Related to Aldol reactions: Aldol condensation, Claisen condensation, Enolate
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Noun1.aldol reaction - a reaction of aldehydes resulting in an aldolaldol reaction - a reaction of aldehydes resulting in an aldol
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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Topics include stereoselective acetate aldol reactions, the vinylogous Mukaiyama aldo reaction, organocatalyzed aldol reactions, supersilyl protective groups, asymmetric induction, polypropionate synthesis via substrate-controlled stereoselective aldol couplings of chiral fragments, applications of oxazolidinethiones and thiazolidinethiones, and enzyme-catalyzed aldol additions.
This reference on the features of six-membered transition states in stereoselective organic reactions covers reactions classified in four categories: [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangements, aldol reactions, metal allylation reactions, and stereoselective reductions.
Huckin SN, Weiler L (1971) Aldol reactions of the dianion of [beta]-keto esters.