Chapter 25: Carbohydrates
Typical reagents : excess
, acid catalyst.
Alternatively, the "
" can be from another saccharide so joining two saccharide units.
Note that glycosides are just acetals or ketals (
The chemistry here is just that of simple acetals and ketals (
Reactions of Alcohols to give Acetals
Hydrolysis of Glycosides
Dr. Ian Hunt
, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary