Convenient syntheses of homopropargylglycine

J. Pept. Sci., 2008, 14, 1148-50 published on 27.08.2008
Journal of Peptide Science, online article
An improved classic Strecker synthesis was elaborated leading to racemic homopropargylglycine (Hpg) in 61% overall yield, while an asymmetric Strecker reaction produced Hpg and the higher homolog 2-aminohept-6-ynoic acid in significantly higher yields and over 80% ee.

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