Synthesis of 2,3,6-trideoxysugar-containing disaccharides by cyclization and glycosidation through the sequential activation of sulfoxide and methylsulfanyl groups in a one-pot procedure

Toru Amaya, Daisuke Takahashi, Hiroshi Tanaka, Takashi Takahashi

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A one-pot procedure for the synthesis of 2,3,6-trideoxyglycosides 1 has been developed, based on the sequential activation of a sulfoxide group and a methylsulfanyl group in 2, cyclization, and subsequent glycosidation with a glycosyl acceptor 3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1833-1836
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Apr 25
Externally publishedYes



  • Carbohydrates
  • Chemoselectivity
  • Cyclization
  • Glycosylation
  • Oligosaccharides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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