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Improved Synthesis of 1-O-Acyl-β-d-Glucopyranose Tetraacetates

School of Perfume and Aroma Technology, Shanghai Institute of Technology, 100 Haiquan Rd., Shanghai 201418, China
Shanghai Research Institute of Fragrance and Flavor Industry, 480 Nanning Rd., Shanghai 200232, China
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Academic Editor: Roman Dembinski
Molecules 2017, 22(4), 662;
Received: 16 February 2017 / Revised: 12 April 2017 / Accepted: 17 April 2017 / Published: 21 April 2017
(This article belongs to the Section Organic Chemistry)
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An improved synthesis of 1-O-acyl glucosyl esters that avoids the use of expensive Ag reagents as well as the hydrolysis of unstable glucosyl bromides is reported. Notably, β-configuration products were obtained exclusively in good yields. View Full-Text
Keywords: glucosyl esters; glucosyl bromide; aromatic acids; aliphatic acids glucosyl esters; glucosyl bromide; aromatic acids; aliphatic acids

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Chen, Y.; Lu, H.; Chen, Y.; Yu, W.; Dai, H.; Pan, X. Improved Synthesis of 1-O-Acyl-β-d-Glucopyranose Tetraacetates. Molecules 2017, 22, 662.

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