Peptide Synthesis Using Carbamoylmethyl Esters as Acyl Donors Mediated by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Protease

Author(s): Toshifumi Miyazawa, Tadamichi Shindo, Takashi Murashima, Takashi Yamada.

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 15 , Issue 10 , 2008

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Abstract:

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens protease-catalyzed peptide bond formation was investigated using the carbamoylmethyl (Cam) ester as the acyl donor. A series of N-protected L-amino acid Cam esters were coupled with an Lamino acid amide in acetonitrile in good to excellent yields. The superiority of the Cam ester for segment condensations was demonstrated in several 2+1 couplings. Furthermore, the couplings of racemic amino acid Cam esters as carboxyl components afforded the L-L-peptides in a highly diastereoselective manner.

Keywords: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens protease, protease-catalyzed peptide synthesis, carbamoylmethyl ester, acyl donor, segment condensation

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VOLUME: 15
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2008
Page: [1050 - 1054]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/092986608786071175
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