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Synthesis of isotopically labeled R- or S-[.sup.13C, .sup.2H] glycerols

United States Patent

January 22, 2008
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The present invention is directed to asymmetric chiral labeled glycerols including at least one chiral atom, from one to two .sup.13C atoms and from zero to four deuterium atoms bonded directly to a carbon atom, e.g., (2S) [1,2-.sup.13C.sub.2]glycerol and (2R) [1,2-.sup.13C.sub.2]glycerol, and to the use of such chiral glycerols in the preparation of labeled amino acids.
Martinez; Rodolfo A. (Santa Fe, NM), Unkefer; Clifford J. (Los Alamos, NM), Alvarez; Marc A. (Santa Fe, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
10/ 629,982
July 30, 2003
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.