Mechanism of epimerization of 2,3‐erythro‐aldoses to 2,3‐threo‐Aldoses: An NMR study

Albert W M LEE*

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Abstract

Proton NMR spectroscopic studies on the conversion of 2,3‐erythro‐aldoses to 2,3‐threo‐aldoses in methanolic K2CO3 solution revealed the formation of the hemiacetals of the corresponding aldehydes, which probably provided the driving force of the easy epimerization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)468-469
Number of pages2
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Chemistry
Volume23
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1985

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  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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