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Recent Advances in Asymmetric Catalytic Methods for the Formation of Acyclic α,α-Disubstituted α-Amino Acids

Author:
Metz, Alison E., Kozlowski, Marisa C.
Source:
Journal of organic chemistry 2015 v.80 no.1 pp. 1-7
ISSN:
1520-6904
Subject:
amino acids, chemical reactions, chemical structure, organic chemistry, organic compounds, surveys
Abstract:
Because of their greater stability and unique conformational properties, unnatural amino acids are highly valued by pharmaceutical, biological, and organic chemists. This synopsis surveys the various catalytic methods used to access enantioenriched, acyclic α,α-disubstituted α-amino acids with a focus on the processes developed since 2007, when the last major reviews in this area were published.
Agid:
5503542