Crossed Aldol Reaction

Crossed Aldol Reaction Definition:

An aldol reaction that occurs between different partners.

Crossed Aldol Reaction Explained:

It is the means of creating carbon bonds in organic chemistry, Aldol result in aldehyde + alcohol, it is seen in many important molecules whether it is made synthetically or naturally. The reaction allows two simple molecules to combine into a more complex one. The molecules that are made become more complex having two stereo-genic centers and B-carbons.