I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
(R)-(+)-1-Phenylethylamine is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It is also used to determine the enantiomeric purity of acids.
Both enantiomers are widely used resolving agent for chiral acids. They also find extensive use as chiral auxiliaries in asymmetric synthesis:
For use in the enantioselective synthesis of ɑ-amino nitriles and amino acids in the Strecker reaction, see: Chem. Ber., 110, 2098 (1977); J. Org. Chem., 48, 5369 (1983). Similarly, the preformed imines can be reacted with Trimethylsilyl cyanide, A19598: Chem. Lett., 331, 737 (1975). Enantioselective synthesis of cyclohexylamines from 2-alkylcyclohexanones via the imine and reduction: Tetrahedron Lett., 22, 2633 (1981); Chem. Ber., 117, 2076 (1984). Enantioselective synthesis of ɑ-aminoacetals from 1,1-dialkoxy-2-propanones: Synthesis, 608 (1989).
Selivanova, S. V.; Toscano, A.; Abate, C.; Berardi, F.; Müller, A.; Krämer, S. D.; Schibli, R.; Ametamey, S. M. Synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of 11C-labeled piperazine derivative as a PET probe for sigma-2 receptor imaging. Nucl. Med. Biol. 2015, 42 (4), 399-405.
Alvarado-Beltrán, I.; Maerten, E.; Toscano, R. A.; López-Cortés, J. G.; Baceiredo, A.; Álvarez-Toledano, C. Enantioselective synthesis of 4-alkenoic acids via Pd-catalyzed allylic alkylation: stereocontrolled construction of gamma and delta-lactones. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2015, 26 (15-16), 802-809.
Hazard Statements: H227-H302+H312-H314
Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P264b-P270-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant