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Acta Cryst. (2005). E61, o2891-o2893  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536805025092 ]

1,2:3,4-Di-O-isopropylidene-[alpha]-D-tagatofuranose

D. J. Watkin, A. F. G. Glawar, R. Soengas, U. P. Skytte, M. R. Wormald, R. A. Dwek and G. W. J. Fleet

Abstract: The crystal structure of diacetone tagatose, C12H20O6, establishes the stereochemistry of the anomeric spiroacetal as 1,2:3,4-di-O-isopropylidene-[alpha]-D-tagatofuranose. Molecules are linked by O-H...O hydrogen bonds [O...O = 2.862 (2) Å] to form chains running parallel to the b axis.

Online 12 August 2005


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