Synthesis of configurationally chiral cryptands and cryptates from carbohydrate precursors

W. David Curtis, Dale A. Laidler, J. Fraser Stoddart*, Graham H. Jones

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Abstract

Optically pure configurationally chiral 18-crown-6 and 9-crown-3 cryptands have been synthesised from L-tartaric acid and D-mannitol and some of the 18-crown-6 derivatives have been shown to form cryptates with metal and primary alkylammonium cations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)833-835
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

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  • Molecular Medicine

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