Asymmetric synthesis of unusual amino acids: Synthesis of optically pure isomers of β-methylphenylalanine

Ramalinga Dharanipragada, Ernesto Nicolas, Geza Toth, Victor J Hruby

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All the four individual isomers of β-methylphenylalanine have been synthesized in very high optical purities by utilizing in part the chiral imide enolate bromination methodology of Evans and co-workers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6841-6844
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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