DFT Based Comparative Studies of Some Glucofuranose and Glucopyranoside Esters and Ethers

  • Sreebash Chandra Bhattacharjee Chemical Research Division, Bangladesh Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (BCSIR) Laboratories, Chattogram, 4220, Bangladesh https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2617-5816
  • Md. H. O. Roshid Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chattogram Medical College, Chattogram, 4203, Bangladesh
  • Md. Atiquel Islam Chowdhury Department of Medicine, Southern Medical College, Chittagong, 4209, Bangladesh https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0132-4555
  • Mohammed Belal Hossain Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, 4331, Bangladesh
Keywords: Glucofuranose, Glucopyranoside, DFT, Sugar esters, Sugar ethers


Carbohydrate-based molecular scaffolding received significant interest due to its impact on the drug discovery and development in synthetic carbohydrate chemistry during the last couple of decades. In this respect, four glucose compounds in the furanose and pyranose forms with ester and ether functionality were selected for their structural, thermodynamic and chemical reactivity studies. PASS predication indicated that the glucose in the six-membered pyranose form was more prone to biological properties compared to their five-membered furanose form. Also, in the pyranose form acetate ester (3) had more potentiality than the ethyl ether (4). The HOMO-LUMO energy gaps were almost similar for both monosubstituted furanose and pyranose glucose indicating their almost similar reactivities. It was also inferred that these 6-O-substituted compounds followed Lipinski’s rule with the acceptable range of ADMET levels, and hence, safe from lethal proarrhythmic risks. Hopefully, these results can be used in the near future for their probable pharmaceutical use without any remarkable toxicity.


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How to Cite
Bhattacharjee, S. C., Roshid, M. H. O., Chowdhury, M. A. I., & Hossain, M. B. (2021). DFT Based Comparative Studies of Some Glucofuranose and Glucopyranoside Esters and Ethers. Journal of Applied Science & Process Engineering, 8(2), 881-891. https://doi.org/10.33736/jaspe.3786.2021