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Which of the following compounds would undergo aldol condensation, which the Cannizzaro reaction and which neither? Write the structures of the expected products of aldol condensation and Cannizzaro reaction. (v) Cyclohexanone

Q 12.7     Which of the following compounds would undergo aldol condensation, which the Cannizzaro reaction and which neither? Write the structures of the expected products of aldol condensation and Cannizzaro reaction.

       (v)     Cyclohexanone

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Yes,  this compound will give aldol condensation reaction due to the presence of alpha-hydrogen atom. Two moles of cyclohexanone react with each other in which one molecule act as nucleophile and other act as an electrophile.

 

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