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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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.
2], molecular weight 238 and melting point 109[degrees]Cusing Claisen-Schmidt condensation process.