A New Strategy for the Construction of α-Amino Acid Esters via Decarboxylation
Jie Zhang, Jiewen Jiang, Yuling Li, Yun Zhao and Xiaobing Wan*
*Key Laboratory of Organic Synthesis of Jiangsu Province, College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, P. R. China, Email: wanxbsuda.edu.cn
J. Zhang, J. Jiang, Y. Li, Y. Zhao, X. Wang, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 3222-3225.
DOI: 10.1021/ol401139m (free Supporting Information)
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A new α-amino acid esters formation via decarboxylation is distinguished by readily accessible starting materials, environmentally benign reaction conditions and waste streams, and wide substrate scope.
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