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Aldol Reactions and Aldol-like Reactions

Robinson Annulation

Robinson annulation is a combination of a Michael reaction with a cyclic ketone as nucleophile and a subsequent intramolecular aldol condensation. Robinson annulation is useful for the construction of complex aliphatic ring skeletons, such as that of steroids and terpenes.

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Robinson annulation

Exercise

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