Asymmetric synthesis of (1R,2S,3R)-γ-methyl-cis-pentacin by a kinetic resolution protocol

Simon Bailey, Stephen G. Davies*, Andrew D. Smith, Jonathan M. Withey

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The asymmetric synthesis of (1R,2S,3R)-3-methyl-2-aminocyclopentane carboxylic acid has been achieved via kinetic resolution of racemic tert-butyl 3-methyl-cyclopentene-1-carboxylate with homochiral lithium (S)-N-benzyl-N-α-methylbenzylamide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2910-2911
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002


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