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The conformation of tetrafluorinated methyl galactoside anomers: crystallographic and NMR studies.
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PMID:  21531398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The first single-crystal X-ray diffraction study of tetrafluorinated monosaccharide derivatives is presented. Both α- and β-methyl 2,3-dideoxy-2,2,3,3-tetrafluoro-d-galactopyranoside anomers adopt the (4)C(1) conformation. The values for the C1-O1 and C1-O5 bond lengths and the O5-C1-O1-CH(3) dihedral angles are in line with what can be expected from the anomeric and exo-anomeric effects. The chair conformations are slightly distorted, presumably due to repulsion between 1,3-diaxial C-O and C-F bonds. The asymmetric unit of both compounds contains up to three independent molecules, which differ in the conformation of the hydroxymethyl group (including in one case a 'forbidden'gg rotamer). The molecular packing of the β-anomer shows a clear segregation between fluorinated and hydrophilic domains, while for the α-anomer the regions of fluorine segregation are broken by interleafing of OMe groups. There is one close OH⋯F contact, which is likely to arise from the crystal packing. NMR studies show that the two anomers also adopt a (4)C(1) conformation in solution (D(2)O, CDCl(3)).
Bruno Linclau; Samuel Golten; Mark Light; Muriel Sebban; Hassan Oulyadi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Carbohydrate research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-426X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-5-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0043535     Medline TA:  Carbohydr Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
School of Chemistry, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom.
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