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Molecules 2005, 10(1), 251-258; doi:10.3390/10010251

Synthesis and Molecular Structure of Methyl 4-O-methyl-α-D-glucopyranuronate

1, 2 and 1,*
1 Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dúbravská cesta 9, SK-845 38 Bratislava, Slovakia 2 Department of Environmental Inorganic Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-41296 Göteborg, Sweden
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 17 August 2004 / Revised: 22 November 2004 / Accepted: 23 November 2004 / Published: 31 January 2005
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hypervalent Iodine)
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A method for the preparation of methyl 4-O-methyl-α-D-glucopyranuronate andits single crystal X-ray structure determination are reported. The molecule adopts an almostideal 4C1 (OC3) conformation.
Keywords: Glucuronate; X-ray crystal structure; conformation. Glucuronate; X-ray crystal structure; conformation.
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Hirsch, J.; Langer, V.; Koóš, M. Synthesis and Molecular Structure of Methyl 4-O-methyl-α-D-glucopyranuronate. Molecules 2005, 10, 251-258.

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