An approach to bi-tetrahydrofurans from glucose and a correction of the literature

Alan P. Kozikowski, G. Q. Lin, James P. Springer

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The condensation of glucose with acetylacetone in the presence of zinc chloride has been found to yield the tetrahydrofuranylfuran 4 in lieu of the pyranopyran 3 reported previously.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2211-2214
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - 1987


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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