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in intramolecular cannizzaro reaction how to determine which carbon will get oxidize and which will get reduced

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Dear aman,

Cannizzaro Reaction

This redox disproportionation of non-enolizable aldehydes to carboxylic acids and alcohols is conducted in concentrated base.

α-Keto aldehydes give the product of an intramolecular disproportionation in excellent yields.

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