818. The chemical synthesis of polysaccharides. Part III. Positions of alkylation in a partly methylated amylose

B. J. Bines, W. J. Whelan

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A "mono-O-methylamylose," prepared by a method claimed to secure selective methylation of the 2-hydroxyl group, is proved to be rather randomly methylated, with only a limited excess of methyl at C-2. A new derivative of 2-O-methyl-D-glucose is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4232-4233
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society (Resumed)
StatePublished - Dec 1 1962


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