Syntheses of glycoclusters containing a phosphocholine residue related to a glycosphingolipid from the earthworm Pheretima hilgendorfi

Noriyasu Hada, Yukihiko Shida, Natsuko Negishi, Frank Schweizer, Tadahiro Takeda

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Three types of glycoclusters related to an amphoteric glycosphingolipid found in the earthworm Pheretima hilgendorfi were synthesized. The glycoclusters were prepared from a common precursor and a simple approach for the rational design of a glycocluster was developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1081-1088
Number of pages8
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct 1



  • Amphoteric glycosphingolipid
  • Glycocluster
  • Pheretima hilgendorfi
  • Phosphocholine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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