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Intramolecular Aldol
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This lesson gives an insight into Aldol Condensation within the same molecule and questions for the same. It's moderately important from exam point of view and a must watch!

Ankita Chowdhury
Student at Delhi College of engineering, who is on a never ending path to finding playway methods to make you fall in love with chemistry!

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Bihar board pr bhi dhayan digiye , sir , aapko itna hmlog mante h ,aap keval cbse board aur gujrat board pe dhayan dete hai
Sachin upadhyay
5 months ago
Raja Babu.. ye sabhi k liye hai
Mam if in cases which are leading to 4or 7 or 8 membered ring, are we supposed to do cyclisation in then too or not..
Aksh Rajput
a year ago
mam intramolecular aldol is self aldol na?
Aksh Rajput
a year ago
mam intramolecular aldol is self aldol na?
Hi Aksh! Strained rings (3,4,8,9 membered) can't usually be formed, but reactions which form 5-6 membered rings are common for intramolecular Aldol. Also the answer to your second question would be yes. Intramolecular Aldol can be thought of as self Aldol as the same carbonyl compound is acting as both the electrophile and nucleophile. hope this helps. happy learning :)
Nice video Di... I want some more que on this topic
Thanks Rohan! will come up with more questions shortly. happy learning!