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Furanosic forms of sugars: conformational equilibrium of methyl β-d-ribofuranoside.

Abstract:
The investigation of an isolated ribofuranose unit in the gas phase reveals the intrinsic conformational landscape of the biologically active sugar form. We report the rotational spectra of two conformers of methyl β-d-ribofuranoside in a supersonic jet expansion. Both conformers adopt a near twisted ((3)T2) ring conformation with the methoxy and hydroxymethyl substituents involved in various intramolecular hydrogen bonds.
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1039/c6cc01180b

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Uriarte, I More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
Caminati, W More by this author
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Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry Publisher's website
Journal:
Chemical Communications Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
37
Pages:
6241-6244
Publication date:
2016-04-01
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EISSN:
1364-548X
ISSN:
1359-7345
URN:
uuid:cf7440ac-407d-4584-9abf-bd25e607d4ec
Source identifiers:
617589
Local pid:
pubs:617589
Language:
English

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