A short and practical synthesis of (2S,5S)-bishydroxymethyl-(3R,4R)- bishydroxypyrrolidine

Tony K.M. Shing

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D-Mannitol has been converted by five sequential reactions (benzyldenation, trifluoromethanesulphonation, hydrazinolysis, hydrogenolysis, and deacetalisation) into (2S,5S)-bishydroxymethyl-(3R,4R)- bishydroxypyrrolidine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)262-263
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec 1

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  • Molecular Medicine


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