- an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde
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ehyde + - ol
as in alcohol
A colorless liquid, C 4
, obtained by condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde: CH3CHO + CH3CHO = H3CH(OH)CH2CO; also, any of various derivatives of this. The same reacti
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an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)
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• (n.) A colorless liquid, C4H8O2, obtained by condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde: CH3CHO + CH3CHO = H3CH(OH)CH2CO; also, any of various derivatives of this. The same reaction has been applied, under the name of aldol condensation, to the production of many compounds.
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(from the article `acid–base reaction`) ...aldol condensation, occurs readily, when catalyzed by bases, to give -hydroxy aldehydes. The prototype of this reaction is the conversion of ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: al′dōl See: aldol condensation
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An aldol or aldol adduct (from `Aldehyde alcohol`) is a beta-hydroxy ketone or aldehyde, and is the product of aldol addition (as opposed to aldol condensation, which produces an α,β-unsaturated carbonyl moiety). When used alone, the term `aldol` may also refer specifically to the compound 3-hydroxybutanal. ==Discovery== The aldol reaction w...
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