aldol condensation

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al·dol con·den·sa·tion

formation of an aldol (a β-hydroxy carbonyl compound) from two carbonyl compounds; the reverse reaction is an aldol cleavage; fructose 1,6-bisphosphate aldolase catalyzes such a reaction.
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Claisen-Schmidt condensation of 34 with aryl aldehydes in the presence of piperidine in C[H.sub.2][Cl.sub.2] gave the intermediates 1-(4-(methylsulfonyl) phenyl)-2-tosyl-3-(3,4,5-trisubstituted-phenyl)prop-2-en-1-ones 35a-f in excellent yields.
[16] developed a set of fifty nine chalcones (especially methoxylated and some hydroxylated derivatives) by Claisen-Schmidt condensation of required acetophenone with various substituted benzaldehydes.
[18] synthesized a large number of chalcones by reacting differentially substituted acetophenones with 2,4-dimethoxybenzaldehyde and 3,4,5-trimethoxybenzaldehydes using Claisen-Schmidt condensation and analyzed their anticancer and anti-inflammatory activities.