Novel stereocontrolled α- and β-glycosidations of mannopyranosyl sulfoxides using environmentally benign heterogeneous solid acids

Hideyuki Nagai, Kanako Kawahara, Shuichi Matsumura, Kazunobu Toshima

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The environmentally benign and stereocontrolled glycosidations of mannopyranosyl sulfoxides and alcohols using a heterogeneous solid acid, Nafion-H or sulfated zirconia (SO4/ZrO2) as a new activator for the direct syntheses of both the α- and β-mannopyranosides have been developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4159-4162
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jun 18



  • Heterogeneous solid acid
  • Nafion-H
  • Sulfated zirconia
  • Sulfoxide glycosidation
  • α- and β-mannopyranosides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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