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Stereoselective Preparation of 1-Deoxy-Homonojirimycin from a β- Ketoester Bearing Sugar

[ Vol. 2 , Issue. 4 ]


C. Thomassigny, M. T. Barroso and C. Greck   Pages 316 - 318 ( 3 )


We present in this note the preparation of 1,5,6-trideoxy-1,5-imino-D-gluco-heptitol commonly known as 1-deoxy-homonojirimycin by a diastereoselective way. The polyhydroxylated piperidine has been obtained from a β-ketoester bearing a xylofuranose moiety.


xylofuranose, deoxy-homonojirimycin, polyhydroxylated piperidine, ketoester, hydroxyester


Universite de Versailles-St-Quentin-en-Yvelines, SIRCOB-UMR 8086, 45 Av. des Etats Unis, 78035Versailles CEDEX, France.

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