CONTENTS




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Professor Aleksander Wiesław Zamojski 1929–2004
Jarosz S. and Chmielewski M.

REVIEW ARTICLES

163
Oxidative Nucleophilic Substitution of Hydrogen in Nitroarenes. A Short Review
M±kosza M. and Paszewski M.

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Progress of Understanding Liquid Crystals Made of Bent-Shaped Molecules
Mieczkowski J. and Matraszek J.

ORIGINAL PAPERS

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Synthesis of Novel Mannose-based Crown Ethers
Rathjens A. and Thiem J.

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Synthesis and Determination of Alkali Metal Binding Selectivities of Chiral Macrocyclic Bissulfonamides Derived from D-Mannitol and L-Threitol
Gruza M.M., Pokrop A. and Jurczak J.

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Functionalization of the Homoallylic Bridge in Higher Sugar Precursors
Jarosz S., Szewczyk K., Gawe³ A., Gomez A.M. and Lopez J.C.

239
Synthesis of Iminosugars from a,b-Unsaturated Lactones and N-Benzyl Nitrone
Panfil I., Urbañczyk-Lipkowska Z. and Chmielewski M.

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Synthesis of C-Glycosidic Galacturonates Suitable as Glycosyl Acceptors
Vogel C., Farouk M., Michalik M., Reinke H. and Jarosz S.

267
The Structure of the O-Specific Polysaccharide of the Lipopolysaccharide from
Acinetobacter Strain 44 (DNA Group 3)
Vinogradov E.V., Brade L., Brade H. and Holst O.

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A Short and Simple Synthesis of Branched Mannooligosaccharides with
[1-
13C]-Labelled Terminal Mannose Units
Ivlev E.A., Backinowsky L.V., Abronina P.I., Kononov L.O. and Kochetkov N.K.

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Repeating Unit Structure of Enterobacter sakazakii ZORB A 741 O-Polysaccharide
Szafranek J., Czerwicka M., Kumirska J., Paszkiewicz M. and £ojkowska E.

297
A Facile Synthesis of the Fucosylated N-Linked Glycan Core and Its Application to
Solid-Phase Synthesis of CD52 Glycopeptide

Shao N. and Guo Z.W.

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A Purification Strategy for Oligosaccharide Synthesis on Soluble Polymer Supports
Ojeda R. and Martin-Lomas M.

317
DDQ-Mediated Regioselective de-O-Benzylation of Pyranosides Stilted by a
4,6-O-(2-Phenylsulfonyl)ethylidene (PSE) Clip

Cabianca E., Tatibouët A. and Rollin P.

323
New Complexes of Ribose Derivatives
Pintér I.

329
Stereoselective and Effective Synthesis of Alkyl a-D-Gluco- and a-D-Galactopyranosides
Kasprzycka A. and Szeja W.

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Synthesis of 1-O-Silylated 3-Azido- and 3-N-Trifluoroacetamido-2,3,6-trideoxy-L-arabino and L-lyxo-hexopyranoses, Convenient Glycosyl Donors for Preparation of Anthracycline Antibiotics and Related DNA-Binding Agents
Grynkiewicz G., Fokt I., Skibicki P., Przewloka T., Szeja W. and Priebe W.

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New Strategies Towards Synthesis of Doxorubicin Analogs
Fokt I., Grynkiewicz G., Skibicki P., Przewloka T. and Priebe W.

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Regioselective Glycosylation of Unprotected Mannosides: A Convenient Access to High-Mannose Type Saponins

369
New Glycoside Derivatives of 6H-Indolo[2,3-b]quinolines
Badowska-Rosłonek K., Kaczmarek Ł., Ramza J., Godlewska J., Opolski A. and Peczyñska-Czoch W.

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Chirality Probing of Chlorotetrabutyratodiruthenium(II,III) Complexes with vic-Amino
Alcohols by Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy

Frelek J., Kamiñska A., Pakulski Z., Szmigielski R. and Priebe W.

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Chiroptical Properties of the Guanidine Chromophore
Siemion I.Z., ¦lepokura K., Gawłowska M. and Biernat M.

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Synthesis of the Enantiomer of 1a,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D3 (Calcitriol) and a Diastereomer of 1a,25-Dihydroxy Vitamin D3 Differing from Natural Product in Configuration at All but One Asymmetric Carbon Atoms
Achmatowicz B., Przezdziecka A. and Wicha J.

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Oxidation of o-Isopropylphenol with Lead Tetraacetate: Synthesis of the Unit of Celastroidin Terpenes by the Diels-Alder Condensation
Jankowski C.K., Savoie A., Lesage D., Boivin J., Leclair G., Diaz T.E., Reyes-Chilpa R., Jimenez-Estrada M. and Barrios H.