La(OTf)3: An Efficient Promoter for Thioglycoside Activation in Conjunction with N-Iodosuccinimide
Somnath Mukherjee, Balaram Mukhopadhyay*
*Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus, BCKV Main Campus, Mohanpur, Nadia 741 252, West Bengal, India, Email: sugarnet73hotmail.com
S. Mukherjee, B. Mukhopadhyay, Synlett, 2010, 2853-2856.
Use of La(OTf)3 as a Lewis acid promoter for N-iodosuccinimide-mediated activation of thioglycosides enables a smooth glycosylation reaction with good to excellent yields and stereoselectivity.
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