Chemistry:Glucal

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Glucal is the glycal formed from glucose.[1] It is a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of a variety of oligosaccharides.[2]

Glucal and its derivatives can be converted to other chemically useful sugars using the Ferrier rearrangement.

References[edit]

  1. E.Fischer and K. Zasch. Sitzber. kgl.preuss. Akad Wiss., 16,311 (1913)
  2. Seeberger, P.H., et al. Aldrichimica Acta 30, 75, (1997)


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