Regioselective conversion of anhydro sugars into halohydrins and X-ray study

Syed Tasadaque A. Shah, Raid J. Abdel-Jalil, Khalid M. Khan, Angelica M. Heinrich, Markus Richter, Wolfgang Voelter*

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A rapid, easy, regio- and stereoselective synthesis of 3-halo-3-deoxy sugars using titanium tetrahalides is described. To fully confirm the stereochemistry of the synthetic products, the X-ray structure of benzyl 3-chloro-3-deoxy-β-L-xylopyranoside was determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)337-340
Number of pages4
JournalZeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section B Journal of Chemical Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Anhydro
  • Bromodeoxy
  • Chlorodeoxy and Iododeoxy Sugars
  • Titanium Tetrahalides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)


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