A new and convenient method for the acylation of amino acids in the presence of a modified zeolite: Ersorb®

Zoltán Hell, Agnieszka Cwik, Zoltán Finta, Zoltán Horváth

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Reaction of free amino acids with acid chlorides in dioxane in the presence of a modified zeolite-type mineral Ersorb-4 results in the formation of the appropriate N-acyl derivatives. High yields were obtained with aryl chlorides, poorer with aliphatic ones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-195
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 17 2002



  • Acylation
  • Amino acid
  • Ersorb
  • Zeolites

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Process Chemistry and Technology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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