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Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Amino-acids by the Strecker Synthesis

Abstract

THE non-enzymatic asymmetric synthesis of α-amino-acids has long been of considerable stereochemical interest. However, the method of catalytic hydrogenation is the only one appearing in the literature1–8. In this communication, a new method of asymmetric synthesis of α-amino-acids in solution is described.

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HARADA, K. Asymmetric Synthesis of α-Amino-acids by the Strecker Synthesis. Nature 200, 1201 (1963). https://doi.org/10.1038/2001201a0

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