Two-step synthesis of the immunogenic bacterial glycolipid BbGL1

Suvarn S. Kulkarni, Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Chemical synthesis of a bacterial glycolipid BbL1 is reported in two steps starting from per-0-TMS D-galactose. The key features are glycosyl iodide mediated β-stereoselective glycosylation in the absence of neighboring group participation and regioseiective acylation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4739-4742
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number21
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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