Synthesis of medium heterocyclic rings from 6-deoxy-D-allose

R. George S Ritchie, J. Fraser Stoddart, Dolatrai M. Vyas, Walter A. Szarek*

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The synthesis of di-(6-deoxy-β-D-allofuranose) 1,5′:1′,5-dianhydride (8) from 6-deoxy-D-allose is described. Periodate oxidation of 8, followed by borohydride reduction and acetylation, yielded a crystalline 2,4,7,9-tetra(acetoxymethyl)-5.10-dimethyl-1,3,6,8-tetraoxecane (3).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-285
Number of pages7
JournalCarbohydrate Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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