[1,2]-Wittig Rearrangement of Acetal Systems: A Highly Stereocontrolled Conversion of O-Glycosides to C-Glycosides
Katsuhiko Tomooka, Hiroshi Yamamoto and Takeshi Nakai*
*Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan, Email: ktomookacm.kyushu-u.ac.jp
K. Tomooka, H. Yamamoto, T. Nakai, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 3317-3318.
The [1,2]-Wittig rearrangement of O-glycosides proceeds with efficient stereocontrol to give a novel class of stereo-defined C-glycosides which is otherwise difficult to obtain.
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