Synthesis 2005(4): 565-568  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-861792
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Chemistry of Epoxysulfones: A New Route to Polyhydroxylated Pyrrolidines

David Díez*, M. Templo Benéitez, M. J. Gil, R. F. Moro, Isidro S. Marcos, N. M. Garrido, P. Basabe, Julio G. Urones
Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad de Salamanca, Plaza de los Caídos 1-5, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
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Received 14 October 2004
Publication Date:
18 January 2005 (eFirst)

Abstract

A new methodology for the synthesis of polyhydroxylated pyrrolidines using epoxysulfones is described. The synthesis of two natural glycosidase inhibitors, 1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-d-lyxitol and 1,4-dideoxy-1,4-imino-d-mannitol (DIM), is reported.

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