Crossed Claisen Condensation

Crossed Claisen Condensation Definition:

A Claisen condensation reaction that occurs between different partners.

Crossed Claisen Condensation Explained:

It is a method where the reaction enables the creation of complex molecules from smaller simpler molecules. It is a Carbon-Carbon bond forming a reaction between two esters and another carbonyl while a base is present, resulting in a B-Keton and B-diketone.