Facile syntheses of cyclopnellitol and its (1R,6S)-, (1R,2S,6S)-, (2S)-diastereoisomers from (-)-quinic acid

Tony K.M. Shing, Vincent W.F. Tai

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Cyclophellitol and its (1R,6S)-, (1R,2S,6S)-, (2S)-diastereoisomers are constructed from quinic acid involving a regioselective cyclic sulfate ring opening reaction, a regiospecific oxidative elimination, and an epoxidation reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)995-997
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Dec 1

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  • Molecular Medicine


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