glycal


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glycal

[′glī‚kal]
(biochemistry)
A monosaccharide having a double bond between carbons 1 and 2, and no hydroxyl group on either of those carbons.
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propylene carbonate or tripropylene glycal monomethylethers), followed by a rinse in isopropyl alcohol.
Genistein, like other flavonoid polyphenolic compounds, is a notoriously difficult substrate for chemical glycosylation, including Ferrier rearrangement of glycals, and regio- as well as stereoselectivity is practically unattainable [12].