Chiral [2.2]paracyclophanes - III. The preparation of unique homochiral amino-acids derived from [2.2]paracyclophane

  • Pelter A
  • Crump R
  • Kidwell H
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The synthesis and characterisation are described of homochiral (+)-4- carboxy-13-amino-[2.2]paracyclophane and (+)-4-carboxy-12-amino- [2.2]paracyclophane, which are unique, linearly chiral amino-acids which may act as β-turn mimics.

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  • Andrew Pelter

  • Roger A.N.C. Crump

  • Huw Kidwell

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