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Título : β-Fragmentation of primary alkoxyl radicals versus hydrogen abstraction: synthesis of polyols and α,ω-differently substituted cyclic ethers from carbohydrates
Autor : Boto, Alicia, Hernández, Dácil, Hernández, Rosendo, Suárez, Ernesto
Fecha de publicación : 28-May-2003
Editor: American Chemical Society
Citación : Journal of Organic Chemistry 68(13): 5310-5319 (2003)
Resumen: The β-fragmentation of primary alkoxyl radicals, described in many cases as low-yielding and plagued by side reactions, can proceed in satisfactory yields using carbohydrate substrates. The only reaction that can compete significantly with the β-scission is the intramolecular hydrogen abstraction. The ratio of β-fragmentation to hydrogen abstraction can be varied according to the reaction conditions, the stereochemistry of the substituents (e.g., α- or β-anomeric substituents), and the protecting groups chosen. The carbohydrate substrates are easily prepared, and the mild reaction conditions are compatible with most functional groups. The β-scission reaction provides an expedient way toward shorter and less common sugar series and also toward α,ω-differently substituted cyclic ethers. These units are useful building blocks and are present in many natural products with interesting biological activity.
Descripción : 10 pages, 2 figures, 2 tables, 7 schemes.-- PMID: 12816493 [PubMed].-- Printed version published Jun 27, 2003.
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ISSN: 0022-3263
DOI: 10.1021/jo034442f
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