Preparation of enantioenriched α-bromo acids incorporating diverse functionality

Andrew J. Souers, Stephan Schürer, Heemun Kwack, Alex A. Virgilio, Jonathan A. Ellman

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A number of enantioenriched α-bromo acids with diverse side chain functionality have been synthesized in one step from their corresponding protected α-amino acids. Good yields and excellent enantiopurities were observed for all substrates examined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-585
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • α-amino acids
  • α-bromo acids
  • Acid labile side chain protecting groups

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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