Bioactive surfactants containing a β-lactam group: Synthesis and properties

Laurence Molina, Angelo Perani, Maria Rosa Infante, Maria Angeles Manresa, Michel Maugras, Samuel Achilefu, Marie José Stebe, Claude Selve

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Selective activation of 3-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-2-methyl propanamide with P(NMe2)3-CCl4, and subsequent intramolecular cyclisation yields β-lactam derivatives that have both surface and antibiotic activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1279-1280
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine


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