Patent Number: 6,310,254

Title: Method for producing optically active amino alcohols

Abstract: The invention relates to a process for preparing optically active amino alcohols from optically active amino acids by reducing an optically active amino acid with hydrogen in the presence of a ruthenium-containing catalyst and an acid.

Inventors: Antons; Stefan (Leverkusen, DE), Tilling; Andreas Schulze (League City, TX), Wolters; Erich (Koln, DE)

Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: C07C 213/00 (20060101); C07D 207/26 (20060101); C07D 207/08 (20060101); C07D 207/00 (20060101); C07C 215/00 (20060101); C07C 215/10 (20060101); C07C 215/52 (20060101); C07C 215/08 (20060101); C07C 215/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018