Total Synthesis of Octasaccharide Related to Glycosphingolipid From the Spermatozoa of Bivalves

Tadahiro Takeda, Noriyasu Hada, Yukio Ogihara

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Octasaccharide corresponding to the partial structure derived from lipid IV has been prepared by coupling of the nonreducing end trisaccharide with reducing end pentasaccharide as an acceptor in the presence of dimethyl(methylthio)sulfonium triflate, followed by deprotection of a desirable protected octasaccharide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2058-2060
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jan 1



  • Hyriopsis schlegelii
  • fresh-water bivalve
  • glycosphingolipid
  • lipid IV
  • octasaccharide
  • synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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