February 18, 2013

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Patent Number: US 8318934
Title: A process for chiral resolution of 2-substituted 4-substituted 1,3-oxathiolanes via selective recrystallization
Inventor(s): Epa, Widanagamage Ruwansiri; Marcuccio, Sebastian Mario; Deadman, John Joseph
Patent Assignee(s): Avexa Limited, Australia
Source: PCT Int. Appl., 100pp. CODEN: PIXXD2
Language: English

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a novel process for the chiral resolution of 2-substituted 4-substituted 1,3-oxathiolanes and derivs. thereof.  In particular, the invention relates to resolution via selective recrystn. of a single stereoisomer from a diastereomeric mixture of the four possible stereoisomers. prepared nucleoside analogs, e.g., 2-benzoyloxymethyl-4-(N-benzoylcytosin-1-yl)-1,3-oxathiolane.  The compds. of interest are nucleoside analogs which are prepared  Thus, e.g., the optically active I was first prepared by reaction of 2-benzoyloxymethyl-1,3-oxathiolane-S-oxide with N-benzoylcytosine to provide a mixture of the cis/trans relative stereoisomers (2.86:1 cis/trans ratio) which underwent selective recrystn. in methanol to provide the pure 2-(R)-benzoyloxymethyl-4-(R)-(N-benzoylcytosin-1-yl)-1,3-oxathiolane (I).

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