Research Article: N-Benzyl-3,5-dide­oxy-3,5-imino-1,2-O-isopropyl­idene-β-l-lyxofuran­ose

Date Published: August 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): David S. Edgeley, Sarah F. Jenkinson, Gabriel Lenagh-Snow, Catherine Rutherford, George W. J. Fleet, Amber L. Thompson.


X-ray crystallography confirmed the formation, structure and relative stereochemistry of the title compound, C15H19NO3, which contains a sterically congested four-membered azetidine ring system. The absolute configuration was determined by the use of l-arabinose as the starting material.

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For related literature on azetidines, see: Krämer et al. (1997 ▶); Michaud et al. (1997a ▶,b ▶); Dekaris & Reissig (2010 ▶); Soengas et al. (2011 ▶); Jenkinson et al. (2011 ▶); Lenagh-Snow et al. (2011 ▶, 2012 ▶); Lee et al. (2012 ▶). For related literature on imino­sugars, see: Asano et al. (2000 ▶); Watson et al. (2001 ▶). For details of the cryostat, see: Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶). For details of hydrogen refinement, see: Cooper et al. (2010 ▶). For references to the Chebychev polynomial, see: Prince (1982 ▶); Watkin (1994 ▶).




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