The asymmetric synthesis of D-galactose via an iterative syn-glycolate aldol strategy

Stephen G. Davies*, Rebecca L. Nicholson, Andrew D. Smith

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Abstract

The asymmetric synthesis of D-galactose has been completed in eight steps and in >14% yield from simple starting materials via an iterative syn-glycolate aldol strategy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1637-1640
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002

Keywords

  • Asymmetric synthesis
  • D-galactose
  • Iterative glycolate aldol reaction
  • Monosaccharides

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