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L-(+)-2-Aminobutyric acid is used in the biosynthesis of nonribosomal peptides. It acts as a receptor antagonist. It is also used as a chiral reagent. Further, it is used in the determination of substrate of glutamyl cysteine acid synthase. In addition to this, it is also utilized as a drug intermediate.
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Soriano-Maldonado, P.; Las Heras-Vazquez, F. J.; Clemente-Jimenez, J. M.; Rodriguez-Vico, F.; Martínez-Rodríguez, S. Enzymatic dynamic kinetic resolution of racemic N-formyl- and N-carbamoyl-amino acids using immobilized l-N-carbamoylase and N-succinyl-amino acid racemase. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2015, 99 (1), 283-291.
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