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Microwave-assisted synthesis of long-chain alkyl glucopyranosides

Ferlin, Nad�ge; Duchet, Laetitia; Kovensky, Jos�; Grand, Eric


Nad�ge Ferlin

Laetitia Duchet

Jos� Kovensky

Eric Grand


Long-chain (C6 to C16) alkyl glucopyranosides have been synthesized using microwave irradiation. Yields and anomeric ratios can be controlled under precise and short irradiation times (few min). Comparison with classical heating showed a better efficiency of microwaves.


Ferlin, N., Duchet, L., Kovensky, J., & Grand, E. (2008). Microwave-assisted synthesis of long-chain alkyl glucopyranosides. Carbohydrate Research, 343, 2819-2821.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2008
Deposit Date Apr 3, 2014
Print ISSN 0008-6215
Electronic ISSN 1873-426X
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 343
Pages 2819-2821
Keywords Glycosylation; Microwave activation; Carbohydrate surfactants; Fatty alcohols;
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