Aldol condensation is a reaction of aldehydes or ketones. which forms 3-hydroxycarbonyls (aldols) . 3-hydroxyaldehyde under dehydration conditions by heating yields an alpha, beta-unsaturated aldehyde .
Condensación aldólica

Acyloinic condensation transforms esters into alpha-hydroxyketones. This reaction is carried out with sodium metal in an inert solvent.

Condensación aciloínica

The Abuzov reaction is used in the synthesis of phosphonates from phosphites . The phosphonates obtained in the Abuzov synthesis are used as starting materials in the Horner-Wittig synthesis.

Reacción de Arbuzov