The chemistry of 2-aminocycloalkanecarboxylic acids

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The synthesis and transformations of 2-aminocycloalkanecarboxylic acids were discussed. The resolution of the racemates by diastereomer separation and biocatalyzed transformations were studied. It was found that the selective reductive aminations of β-ketoesters via enamines resulted into the accurate ratios of cis and trans diastereomers. The synthesis of 2-aminocycloalkanecarboxylic acids from 1,2-dicarboxylic acids derivatives by rearrangements was also elaborated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2181-2204
Number of pages24
JournalChemical reviews
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2001


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