Branched sugar. XXV. Direct hydroxymethylation to branched sugars using a hydroxymethyl-d1 reagent.
In: Chemische Berichte (Chem.Ber.), Jg. 113 (1980) ; Nr. 5, S. 2055-2061
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
Reaction of blocked ketoses with dianion I gave hydroxymethylation products. Butylation products were also formed as by-products. The procedure gives limited yields and can be favorably used in special cases. [on SciFinder (R)]