Convenient Per-O-Acetylation of Monosaccharides with Vinyl Acetate/ Na3PO4-H2O

Author(s): Chun-juan Shi, Jianbo Zhang, Jie Fu, Jie Tang.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 12 , 2006

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Several monosaccharides were peracetylated in excellent isolated yields (89-100%) with vinyl acetate in aqueous Na3PO4. The per-O-acetylation reaction is fast and mild, as well as insensitive to water. Meanwhile, the workup is convenient and the catalyst can be recycled easily.

Keywords: Acetylation, monosaccharide, vinyl acetate, catalyst, sodium phosphate

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Year: 2006
Page: [932 - 935]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017806779468013
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