α-Selective organocatalytic synthesis of 2-deoxygalactosides

Edward I Balmond, Diane M Coe, M Carmen Galan, Eoghan M McGarrigle

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Abstract

Alpha rules: A thiourea acts as an efficient organocatalyst for the glycosylation of protected galactals to form oligosaccharides containing a 2-deoxymonosaccharide moiety. The reaction is highly stereoselective for α-linkages and proceeds by way of a syn-addition mechanism.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9152-91555
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume51
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

Structured keywords

  • BCS and TECS CDTs

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