Patent Number: 6,169,201

Title: Process for the preparation of N-acylamino acids

Abstract: Process for the preparation of N-acetyl protected amino acids of Formula I ##STR1## by amido carbonylation utilizing carbon monoxide, nitrile, and an aldehyde in the presence of a metal catalyst.

Inventors: Beller; Matthias (Ismaning, DE), Eckert; Markus (Muchen, DE), Moradi; Wahed (Munich, DE)

Assignee: Degussa-Huels AG

International Classification: C07C 231/06 (20060101); C07C 231/00 (20060101); C07C 233/47 (20060101); C07C 233/50 (20060101); C07C 233/00 (20060101); C07C 233/51 (20060101); C07C 051/08 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018