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Condensation Reaction

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  • A condensation reaction is a reaction in which two or more reactants react, losing a small molecule, such as water, a low-molecular-weight alcohol, or ammonia, to afford a larger product, which is called the condensation product.

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    A condensation reaction may occur intramolecularly.

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    Most condensation reaction occur via addition-elimination.