Unformatted text preview: the tetrahedral intermediate. The carbonyl reforms with loss of the alcoxy group to make the b-keto ester. Example of a Claisen condensation: This is an example of an intramolecular Claisen reaction, called a Dieckmann condensation....
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- Mole, Amide, Claisen condensation, Dieckmann condensation, additional resonance structure, ester molecule, intramolecular Claisen reaction