Metathesis of Ω-unsaturated glucosides with chloro-aryloxide complexes of tungsten, as a new way leading to unsaturated bolaamphiphiles

Gérard Descotes*, Jan Ramza, Jean Marie Basset, Salvatore Pagano

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Glucosides of unsaturated alcohols, bearing different protecting groups at glucose units underwent catalytic metathesis affording bolaamphiphiles with good yields. Tungsten aryloxo-complexes (1 and 2) were found to be superior catalysts for this process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7379-7382
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number40
StatePublished - Oct 3 1994
Externally publishedYes

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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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