PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY, vol.69, no.1, pp.105-108, 1997 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY
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A new enantioselective synthesis of alpha- amino acids are described in which the key step is the enantioselective reduction of E, and Z furyl ketone oxime ethers with chiral boron complexes. The chirality of amino acid is fully controlled by appropriate choice of geometrical isomer of the oxime ether.