Asymmetric synthesis of 3-azide-4-fluoro-L-phenylalanine

Masaatsu Adachi, Mado Nakajima, Minoru Isobe

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The asymmetric synthesis of N-Fmoc-protected 3-azide-4-fluoro-L-phenylalanine as a photoactive phenylalanine analog has been achieved by Schöllkopf's alkylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)707-709
Number of pages3
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Amino acid
  • Asymmetric synthesis
  • Photoaffinity labeling
  • Schöllkopf's alkylation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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