Synthesis of D-and L-Galactose Derivatives from Quebrachitol

Noritaka Chida, Minoru Suzuki, Masami Suwama, Seiichiro Ogawa

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Quebrachitol [1 L-(-)-2-0-methyl-chrro-inosito!] was converted into D-and L-galactose derivatives via the common intermediate, the 7-mem-Eered hemiacetal-lactone (9), which was obtained by regioselective Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of the inosose (8).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-332
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Jan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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