Syntheses of hydroxylated cyclic β-amino acid derivatives

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This review is intended to give a short summary of the developments in the field of natural and synthetic alicyclic and heterocyclic hydroxylated β-amino acids and to focus on the main strategies that have been reported for their synthesis. Given the medicinal and biological significance of the hydroxylated β-amino acids, an increasing volume of research is currently being directed toward regio-, stereo- and enantioselective access to this class of compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3063-3083
Number of pages21
JournalCurrent medicinal chemistry
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - Dec 14 2005


  • Asymmetric synthesis
  • Peptides
  • Selective functionalization
  • β-amino acids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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