Use of Polar Picolyl Protecting Groups in Peptide Synthesis

Jose Rizo-Rey, Fernando Albericio, Guillermo Romero, Carlos García-Echeverría, Josep Claret, Carlos Muller, Ernest Giralt, Enrique Pedroso

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Protection of serine and threonine side chains with the 4-picolyl group and aspartic and glutamic acids with the 3-picolyl group is described. Picolyl-protected peptide segments are markedly more polar than benzylprotected analogues, which can facilitate their purification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5386-5389
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number22
StatePublished - Oct 1 1988

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  • Organic Chemistry


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