Glycosidation of glycals by 2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone (DDQ) as a catalytic promoter

Kazunobu Toshima, Toru Ishizuka, Goh Matsuo, Masaya Nakata, Mitsuhiro Kinoshita

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O-Glycosidations of glycals 1, 8 and 9 with several alcohols by using a catalytic amount of 2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone (DDQ) under neutral conditions proceeds smoothly to give the corresponding 2,3-unsaturated glycosides in high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)704-706
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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  • Molecular Medicine

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