Visible-Light Photoredox Synthesis of Chiral α-Selenoamino Acids.

  title={Visible-Light Photoredox Synthesis of Chiral α-Selenoamino Acids.},
  author={Min Jiang and Haijun Yang and Hua Fu},
  journal={Organic letters},
  volume={18 9},
N-Acetoxyphthalimide derivatives of two genetically coded proteinogenic amino acids, l-aspartic acid and glutamic acid, were used as visible light photoredox chiral sources and radical precursors, diorganyl diselenides were used as the radical acceptors, and the diverse chiral α-selenoamino acid derivatives were prepared in good yields at room temperature… CONTINUE READING