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Unformatted text preview: absence of α-hydrogens. Therefore the only possibility is the reaction of Ketone with Benzaldehyde. In this experiment, we are creating Benzalacetephenons by the reaction of a substituted benzaldehyde with acetophenone in aqueous base (Piperonaldehyde, p-anusaldehyde and 3-nitrobenzaldehyde are used)....
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- Spring '08
- Aldehyde, Benzaldehyde, intermediate undergoes dehydration, resonance-stabilized unsaturated ketone