The enantioselective (E >200) lipase PS-catalysed hydrolysis of β-heteroaryl-β-amino esters is described. The reactions were performed with H2O (0.5 equiv) in either diisopropyl ether or tert-butyl methyl ether at 25 °C. The resulting β-heteroaryl-substituted β-amino acid enantiomers were formed in high enantiomeric excess (ee ≥ 97%) and in good yield (≥40%).
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- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry