Synthesis of 2-Deoxy Sugars (pages 233–234)
Prof. Dr. Bernd Giese, Dipl.-Ing. Kay S. Gröninger, Dipl.-Ing. Tom Witzel, Dr. Hans-Gert Korth and Prof. Dr. Reiner Sustmann
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003 | DOI: 10.1002/anie.198702331
2-Deoxy sugars are now directly accessible from 1-glycosyl halides: glycosyl radicals generated with Bu3SnH rearrange in accordance with 1 2 into the 2-deoxy sugars. Glycosyl dihalides afford the corresponding dideoxy sugars. C⊙ in 1 and 2 denotes C-1 and C-2, respectively, of a carbohydrate.