An efficient and expeditious Fmoc protection of amines and amino acids in aqueous media

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A new and environmentally friendly Fmoc protection of a variety of aliphatic and aromatic amines, amino acids, amino alcohols and amino phenols is reported in aqueous media under mild and catalyst-free conditions. The reaction proved to be chemoselective in presence of ambident nucleophiles
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Pages (from-to)3355-3359
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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