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Reactions of alkyl (halomethyl)furancarboxylates with hexamethylenetetramine

I. M. Lapina, L. M. Pevzner and A. A. Potekhin

St. Petersburg State University, Universitetskii pr. 26, St. Petersburg, 198504, Russia

I. M. Lapina, L. M. Pevzner, A. A. Potekhin, Russ. J. Gen. Chem., 2006, 1304-1309.

DOI: 10.1134/S1070363206080251


All isomers of (aminomethyl)furancarboxylic acids were prepared by the Delepine reaction from alkyl (halomethyl)furancarboxylates. Treatment of the initially formed quaternary salt with an ethanolic HCl solution gave the salts of the corresponding unstable amino acid esters. Hydrolysis of the crude esters yielded stable amino acid salts.

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Key Words

DelÚpine Reaction, Furans

ID: JXX-Y2006-4700