(4→4)-di(2,3-anhydropentopyranosides), a novel class of potential enzyme inhibitors

Raid J. Abdel-Jalil, Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh, Wolfgang Voelter*

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An easy access in high yields to 4,4'-diepoxydisaccharides, is described reacting epoxy hydroxy enolate pyranosides with the corresponding triflates. This new class of synthons are of interest for further chemical transformations as well as potential enzyme inhibitors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6155-6156
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - Aug 20 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Anhydro sugars
  • Disaccharides
  • Enzyme inhibitors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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