Claisen condensation

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Clai·sen con·den·sa·tion

the formation of a β-keto ester from two esters, one of which has an α-hydrogen atom; malate synthase, citrate synthase, and ATP:citrate lyase all catalyze such reactions.
[Ludwig Claisen]
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Claisen condensation, Diels-Alder, Grignard, Hoffman rearrangement, Robinson-Schopf, Schotten-Bauman, Swern's oxidation, Ullman Ether synthesis, Williamson synthesis .