D-a-Hydroxyisovaleric acid may be used in the preparation of biodegradable, optically active and isotactic poly(D-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutanoic acid).
This chiral a-hydroxy acid is used for the synthesis of peptides and depsipeptides. It is further used as chiral building block. Synthesis of a-substituted a-hydroxy acids via dioxolanone intermediates.
1, 5 g in glass bottle