Stereoselective Synthesis of [3.3.0]-Fused γ-Butyrolactones of Carbohydrates

Ramon Alibés, José Luís Bourdelande, Anna Gregori, Josep Font, Albert Rustullet, Teodor Parella

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A facile and stereoselective method is described for the preparation of fused 2,3-γ-butyrolactones of lyxofuranose from the unexpected rearrangement in basic media of the photocycloadduct between homochiral 2(5H)-furanones and vinylene carbonate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-511
JournalJournal of Carbohydrate Chemistry
Issue number7-8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003


  • Cyclobutanes
  • Fused γ-butyrolactones
  • Lyxofuranose
  • Stereoselection


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