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Short synthesis of 3-(hydroxymethyl)xylitol and structure revision of the anti-diabetic natural product from Casearia esculenta

Wang, Ruomeng (Cynthia); Paddon-Row, Michael; Sherburn, Michael


3-(Hydroxymethyl)xylitol, a compound reportedly isolated from the root of Casearia esculenta (Roxb.), along with its three possible stereoisomers, has been synthesized for the first time by way of a triple dihydroxylation reaction performed upon the simpl

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Organic Letters
DOI: 10.1021/ol402740m


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