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FSc Chemistry Book2, CH 12, LEC 12: Aldol Condensation

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This video lecture from Aldehydes and Ketones  (F.Sc. second year Chemistry) covers Aldol Condensation. This is a condensation reaction where an alpha hydrogen containing carbonyl compound (being more acidic as discussed in last lecture) donates a proton to a base, becoming a nucleophile which acts another substrate molecule (a carbonyl compound) at the electrophilic carbon site. The pi bond shifts to oxygen giving an alkoxide ion which later abstracts a proton from water to give an Aldol. Find more e-learning material and educational video lectures in Urdu at These videos are free to use for promotional and commercial purpose by keeping the credits to Maktab.

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