Regioselective de-O-benzylation of monosaccharides

J R Falck, D. K. Barma, Sylesh K. Venkataraman, Rachid Baati, Charles Mioskowski

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Poly-O-benzylated sugars are regioselectively debenzylated using CrCl2/LiI in moist EtOAc. A predictive, three-point coordination model is proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)963-966
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 4 2002


  • Carbohydrates
  • Chromium
  • Cleavage reactions
  • Deblocking
  • Protecting groups

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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