A rapid entry to carbocycles from carbohydrates via intramolecular nitrone cycloaddition

Tony K.M. Shing, David A. Elsley, John G. Gillhouley

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Cyclopentane (1) and cyclohexane (2) have been synthesised fron D-ribose and D-mannose respectively involving a stereoselective intramolecular nitrone cycloaddition as key step.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1280-1282
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Jan 1


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  • Molecular Medicine

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