Wittig reactions on unprotected aldohexoses: Formation of optically active tetrahydrofurans and tetrahydropyrans

Alan H. Davidson, Leslie R. Hughes, Sheila S. Qureshi, Brian Wright

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Abstract

The addition of phosphonate-sulphone (1) to a series of pyranoses gives either five- or six-membered ring closed sulphones (e.g. (4) or (5)).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)693-696
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume29
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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