4,4-Dimethyl-3,5,8,10-tetraoxatricyclo,6) decane

Light, M. E., Murphy, P. J., Brown, P. M. and Hursthouse, M. B. (2002) 4,4-Dimethyl-3,5,8,10-tetraoxatricyclo,6) decane. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online, 58, (5), o560-o561. (doi:10.1107/S160053680200661X).


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The title compound, C8H12O4, is formed as a by-product in the preparation of the protected sugar 2,3-O-isopropylidene--D-ribose under acid-catalysed conditions (H2SO4/acetone) from D-ribose [Fleetwood & Hughes (1999). Carbohydr. Res. 317, 204-209]. The absolute configuration was assigned on the basis of the known D-ribose configuration.

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Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Chemistry
ePrint ID: 19806
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:09
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/19806

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