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3,3-Diphenylpropionic acid (606-83-7)
2-amino-3,3-diphenylpropanoic acid (62653-26-3)
Diphenylalanine is a term that has recently been used to describe the unnatural amino acid similar to the two amino acids alanine and phenylalanine. It has been used for the synthesis of pseudopeptide analogues which are capable of inhibiting certain enzymes. A possible synthesis starts from 3,3-diphenyl-propionic acid which is stereoselective aminated to the diphenylalanine.
Delucemine (NPS-1506) is a drug which acts as an NMDA antagonist and a serotonin reuptake inhibitor, and has neuroprotective effects. It was originally investigated for the treatment of stroke and in 2004 was studied as a potential antidepressant.