A one-step synthesis of azide-tagged carbohydrates: Versatile intermediates for glycotechnology

Aditya K. Sanki, Lara K. Mahal

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Abstract

Herein we describe a simple and practical methodology for accessing both the α-anomers (D-mannose, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, N-acetyl-D- galactosamine, D-lactose) and α- and β-anomers (D-glucose, D-galactose, L-fucose) of 2′-azidoethyl and azidotriethylene glycol glycosides using free sugars and Dowex 50 (resin) as an efficient catalyst. These azidoalkyl glycosides are increasingly useful synthetic intermediates for glycotechnology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-459
Number of pages5
JournalSynlett
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2006

Keywords

  • Azidoethyl glycosides
  • Azidotriethylene glycol glycosides
  • Glycotechnology
  • Resin-catalyzed glycosylation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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