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World Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2017, 5(1), 11-16
DOI: 10.12691/wjoc-5-1-3
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Reactivities Involved in the Regioselectivity of Osazone Formation

Francisco Sánchez-Viesca1, and Reina Gómez G1

1Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City (CDMX), Mexico

Pub. Date: August 15, 2017

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Francisco Sánchez-Viesca and Reina Gómez G. Reactivities Involved in the Regioselectivity of Osazone Formation. World Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2017; 5(1):11-16. doi: 10.12691/wjoc-5-1-3


The mechanism of osazone formation has been subject of many studies during a vast period of time. However, the regiochemistry related to osazones remained an unsolved problem until recently that we presented our theoretical findings that explain the factors that direct the regiochemistry of osazone formation. Now, we wish present to the teaching community this subject, as well as a discussion of an example of mixed osazone formation. This new topic includes the factors that conduce to the main product. This communication will fill a gap existing in the Organic Chemistry textbooks.

fructosazone hydrogen bonds 1 4-Hydrogen transfer internal oxido-reduction leaving groups Lewis bases

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