Kinetic Control

Some articles on kinetic control:

Aldol Reaction - Crossed-aldol Reactant Control - Order of Addition
... solution is to form the enolate of one partner first, and then add the other partner under kinetic control ... Kinetic control means that the forward aldol addition reaction must be significantly faster than the reverse retro-aldol reaction ... Common kinetic control conditions involve the formation of the enolate of a ketone with LDA at −78 °C, followed by the slow addition of an aldehyde ...

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