Metallorganic Synthesis of A-Amino Acids

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dc.contributor.author Secor, Ethan
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-05T19:22:05Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-05T19:22:05Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-05T19:22:05Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2092/1590
dc.description Mentor: Dr. John Gitua en_US
dc.description.abstract Amino acids are important biological compounds and useful chemical reagents in many chemistry applications. The ongoing investigation of the synthesis of α-amino acids was done via a metallorganic reaction of imines using a titanium complex. Such reaction procedures required low temperature and a controlled anhydrous environment. The products were analyzed and characterized using 34 infrared spectroscopy and gas chromatographic techniques. Infrared spectra peaks confirm the presence of a carboxylic acid functional group. Further experiments are being conducted to further study α-amino acid synthesis. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Drake University, College of Arts & Sciences en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries DUCURS 2011;14
dc.subject Amino acids en_US
dc.subject Chemical tests and reagents en_US
dc.subject Infrared spectroscopy en_US
dc.subject Gas chromatography en_US
dc.title Metallorganic Synthesis of A-Amino Acids en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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    Poster sessions and presentation from the Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences held each April at Olmsted Center on the Drake campus.

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