Writer's blocks: The first synthesis of RNA purine building blocks, 4'-selenoadenosine and 4'-selenoguanosine was achieved from D-ribose by regioisomeric rearrangement, which was confirmed by X-ray crystallography. 4'-Selenoadenosine exists in an unusual mixture of north and south conformers in the solid state.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Chemistry - A European Journal|
|State||Published - 26 Apr 2013|
- nucleic acids
- X-ray crystallography