An entry to chiral cyclohexenes from carbohydrates

A short, efficient, and enantiospecific synthesis of (-)-shikimic acid from D-mannose

George W.J. Fleet, Tony Kung Ming Shing

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Abstract

A short, efficient, and enantiospecific synthesis of (3R,4S,5R)-shikimic acid from benzyl 2,3-O-isopropylidene-α-D-lyxofuranoside (readily available from D-mannose) is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849-850
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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Cyclohexenes
Shikimic Acid
Carbohydrates
Mannose
Acids
propylene

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An entry to chiral cyclohexenes from carbohydrates : A short, efficient, and enantiospecific synthesis of (-)-shikimic acid from D-mannose. / Fleet, George W.J.; Shing, Tony Kung Ming.

In: Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, No. 15, 01.12.1983, p. 849-850.

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