The aldol reaction is an important carbon-carbon bond formation reaction in organic chemistry .
In its usual form, it involves the nucleophilic addition of a ketone enolate to an aldehyde to form a β-hydroxy ketone, or "aldol" (aldehyde + alcohol), a structural unit foun more
Sir Isaac Newton FRS () (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 ) [ OS : 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727 ] was an English physicist , mathematician , astronomer , natural philosopher , and alchemist . His treatise Philosophi? Naturalis Principia Mathematica , published in 1687, des more
Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae , cultivated for its fruit , which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning . The same fruit is also used to produce white pepper, red/pink pepper, and green pepper. Black pepper is native to South more
The durian () is the fruit of trees of the genus Durio belonging to the Malvaceae , a large family which includes hibiscus , okra , cotton , mallows and linden trees. Widely known and revered in Southeast Asia as the "King of Fruits," the fruit is distinctive for its large size, uniqu more
Ammolite is a rare and valuable opal -like organic gemstone found primarily along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains of the United States and Canada . It is made of the fossil ized shells of ammonite s, which in turn are composed primarily of aragonite , the same mineral that m more