About The Author

Wan Qian is Professor for School of Pharmacy, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. Research Interests include carbohydrate chemistry, free radical chemistry, total synthesis of natural products, and synthetic methodology development.

Recent Progress On The Synthesis Of 2-Deoxyglycosides

2-Deoxysugars refer to those sugars with two hydrogen atoms at the C-2 position. Although the occurrence of these sugars in nature is not as abundant as common sugars such as glucose and galactose et al., they are still found to be presented in a plethora of bio-important natural products and clinical agents including marketed drugs.