A novel method for synthesis of chitobiose via enzymatic glycosylation using a sugar oxazoline as glycosyl donor

Shiro Kobayashi, Toshitsugu Kiyosada, Shin Ichiro Shoda

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Abstract

A convenient method for synthesis of N,N'-diacetylchitobiose, an important building block for oligo and polysaccharide synthesis, has been developed by using a 1,2-oxazoline derivative of N-acetylglucosamine as new glycosyl donor for chitinase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2111-2112
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume38
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Mar 24

Keywords

  • Enzymatic glycosylation
  • N.N'-diacetylchitobiose
  • Sugar oxazoline

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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