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Ag(I)/TiO2-Photocatalyzed N-Methylation of Amino Acids with Methanol

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revised on 07.07.2020 and posted on 07.07.2020 by Yuna Morioka, Ivven Huang, Susumu Saito, Hiroshi Naka

Silver(I)-loaded titanium dioxide (AgNO3/TiO2) catalyzes the direct N-methylation of amino acids with methanol under irradiation with UV light. This method produces a variety of N-methyl and N,N-dimethyl amino acids with retention of their optical purity.

Funding

JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP26410115

JGC Scholarship Foundation

Iwatani Foundation

Fukuoka Naohiko Memorial Foundation

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

h_naka@nagoya-u.jp

Institution

Nagoya University

Country

Japan

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-1198-6835

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

No conflict of interest

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