N-alkylated a-amino acids are important intermediates in the synthesis of
many biologically active compounds.
The present invention provides novel methods for the synthesis of amino
acid based functional monomers of formula I and functional polymers (linear
the formula II and branched polymers of formula III).
Indian patent application no. 775/MUM/2006 Patent grant no.
Inventors: Anil Kumar, Santimukul Santra, O U Prasana, Sreelekha and Jasmine