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Unformatted text preview: L-amino acid derivative with a deacylase. DL-RCHCO 2-NH 3 + racemic mixture CH 3 COCCH 3 O = O acetylation DL-RCHCO 2 H NH CCH 3 O deacylase CO 2-R H H 3 N + L-amino acid CH 3 COOH + CO 2-R H NH CCH 3 O D-N-acetyl amino acid separable Stereoselective Synthesis of Amino Acids In this approach, only a single enantiomer of a chiral amino acid is produced by using a chiral reagent or catalyst. This methodolgy is more generally called enantioselective synthesis ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course CHEM 322BL taught by Professor Singer during the Spring '07 term at USC.
- Spring '07
- Organic chemistry