Selwyn Yorke - 2-Acetamido-1,2-dideoxynojirimycin: an improved synthesis

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      Tetrahedron (1993), 49(42), 9605-12

      Abstract:

      The potent .beta.-N-acetylglucosaminidase inhibitor,   2-acetamido-1,2-dideoxynojirimycin, was prepd. in 6 steps from   N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (overall yield 10%) via the double   reductive amination of a keto aldehyde as the key step.

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