Abstract

Reduction of á-amino acids to chiral amino alcohols with sodium borohydride and boron trifluoride-etherate

Author(s): Yu-Qing Cao, Xiang-Tao Xu, Xiao-Jun Yang, Ding-Xiang Du, An-Li Qu

A newefficient procedure reduces á-amino acids through NaBH4/BF3·Et2O to corresponding chiral amino alcohols in high yield and purity.


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