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Medical Term:

aldol condensation

 

Definition: formation of an aldol (a ß-hydroxy carbonyl compound) from two carbonyl compounds; the reverse reaction is an aldol cleavage; fructose 1,6-bisphosphate aldolase catalyzes such a reaction.

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