Regioselective reduction of 4,6-O-benzylidenes using triethylsilane and BF3.Et2O


Journal Article

The 4,6-di-O-benzylidene acetals of glucose, mannose, glucosamine, and galactose were regioselectively reduced by triethylsilane in the presence of BF3.Et2O to yield the 6-O-benzyl ethers in good to excellent yields. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Debenham, SD; Toone, EJ

Published Date

  • February 11, 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 385 - 387

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0957-4166

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0957-4166(99)00584-4

Citation Source

  • Scopus