Claisen Condensation Reaction and Mechanism

Claisen Condensation Reaction Mechanism Tutorial Video by Leah Fisch

Claisen condensation is a fun reaction used to form a beta keto ester when reacting esters in a strong base. This video shows you the step by step reaction mechanism including why the reaction is reversible only till the final step. (Watch on YouTube: Claisen Condensation. Click cc on the bottom right for video transcript) […]