We describe a new synthetic approach for C-linked glycolipid analogues, in which the cleavable O-glycosidic linkage is replaced by a carbon unit. Direct C-glycosylation of a conformationally constrained and stable C1-sp3 hybridized xanthate carbohydrate with carefully designed sphingosine units afforded the CH2-linked analogue of antitumor-active KRN7000 and its glucose congener.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry