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Structure of α-methyl D-galactoside 6-bromhydrin

Naturevolume 199pages10861087 (1963) | Download Citation



As part of a crystallographic investigation of D-galactose and its derivatives, a determination of the structure of α-methyl D-galactoside 6-bromhydrin, C7H13O5Br, has been carried out. The compound was prepared by Valentin1 and the unit cell dimensions and symmetry were measured by Cox, Goodwin and Wagstaff2.

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    Valentin, F., Coll. Trav. Chim. Tschecoslovaquie, 4, 364 (1952).

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  1. Department of Inorganic and Structural Chemistry, The University, Leeds, 2

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