L-Menthyl 2,2-Dihydroxyacetate

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L-Menthyl 2,2-Dihydroxyacetate is used as a reagent in the synthesis of Lamivudine (L172500); a potent nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B. L-Menthyl 2,2-Dihydroxyacetate is also used as a reagent in the synthesis of 4-acetoxy-3-hydroxyethylazetidin-2-one, a key intermediate for the preparation of penem and carbapenem antibiotics.

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CAS number 111969-64-3
Molecular Formula C12H22O4
Catalog Number RCLST541912
Chemical Name L-Menthyl 2,2-Dihydroxyacetate
Boiling Pt No Data Available
Molecular Weight 230.3
Melting Pt 79-82°C
Storage Condition Refrigerator, under inert atmosphere
Stability No Data Available
Appearance White Solid
Solubility Chloroform (Slightly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
HS Commidity Code 2918.19.9000