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By Sir Leslie Fowden (auth.), Gert Lubec, Gerald A. Rosenthal (eds.)

The research of amino acids is of basic curiosity to scientists from many assorted fields. This curiosity derives from their function because the simple materials of proteins as well as their skill to function development blocks for the construction of many sessions of secondary metabolites. they could aid the biosynthesis of a myriad of ordinary items together with non-protein amino acids, cyanogenic glycosides, pharmacologically energetic alkaloids, yes phenols, purines and pyrimidines, nucleic acids. condensed tannins, lignins and different metabolites.
The contributions contained during this paintings originate from the 1st overseas Congress in Amino Acid learn. This number of papers will attract researchers within the fields of biochemistry, vascular and cellphone biology, body structure, pharmacology, endocrinology and medical medication.

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R ! No • toluene .. HCI100'C H Ph-X HO.... 22 •H liN ~ X o H3C 2. H _ '0 .... • l i N CH3 X 0 H3C JL 'N( CH 3)2 CH3 23 24 Fig. 4. Synthesis of cyclo[(R)-Mns-Aib-(R)-Mns-Aib] (24) by 'Direct Amide Cyclization'. 36 these ionophores, the ring closure is achieved by a lactamic linkage. In our synthesis of the 12-membered analog 24, cyclization occurs via lactone formation. The linear precursor H-(R)-Mns-Aib-(R)-Mns-Aib-NMe2 (23) is prepared via 21. One half of this sample is then selectively hydrolyzed and the free hydroxy group is protected with THP to give 22.

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2 g, 10 mmol), at -78°C using 'kanule' (1 mm od x 300 mm). 7 g, 10 mmol) in THF (20 ml) was added dropwise and the reaction mixture was stirred at -78°C for 30 min. Addition of (+)-camphorsulfonic acid (10 g) in THF (20 ml) to the mixture was followed by dilution with Et20. , water and sat. brine, dried and evaporated. 30 (5H, 5). MS m/z 335 (M+). 5 mmol) in THF 5 ml, at -20°C for 1 h and then the reaction mixture was stirred at room temperature for 15 h. Evaporation of the solvent was followed by dilution with Et20 and filtration of precipitates.

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