Synthesis of p-tolyl 3,4-O-isopropylidene-2-O-(methylthiomethyl)-β-D-fucopyranose

Kakali Sarkar, Nirmolendu Roy

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Treatment of p-tolyl 3,4-O-isopropylidene-6-deoxy-l-thio-β-D-galactopyranoside and related compounds with methyl sulfoxide in the presence of acetic anhydride afford the formation of a methylthiomethyl ether namely p-tolyl 3,4-O-isopropylidene-2-O-(methylthiomethyl)-β-D-fucopyranose in place of the expected 2-keto compound.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)639-641
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Chemistry - Section B Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)
  • Organic Chemistry


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