The Isolation of Pure Amino Acids *

  title={The Isolation of Pure Amino Acids *},
  author={Joseph S. Fruton},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  pages={999 - 1012}
There are two principal methods for the preparation of large amounts of amino acids. The first of these is synthesis by a rich variety of methods, some of which are the result of brilliant experimental work performed during the past decade by Albertson and Suter, Snyder, Dunn, Marvel, and others. It is the purpose of this paper to consider several aspects of the second principal method for the preparation of amino acids, namely, their isolation from natural products. Historically, of course… CONTINUE READING