Roithner, Monats., 1896, 17, p. 172); by the fusion of 0-aminopropionic acid with urea; by the electrolytic reduction of barbituric acid (J.
Or aminopropionic acid, CH 3 ï¿½ CH(NH 2) ï¿½ COOH, a-aminobutyric acid, a-aminovalerianic acid, leucin or isobutyla-aminoacetic acid, (CH 3) 2 CH ï¿½ CH 2.
Nh]]ï¿½CH2ï¿½CH2ï¿½CH2, hydroxyproline, phenyl alanine or phenyl-a-aminopropionic acid, C 6 H 5 ï¿½ CH 2 ï¿½ CH(NH 2) ï¿½ Cooh, tyrosine or p-hydroxyphenyl-aaminopropionic acid, phenyl ethylamine, p-hydroxyphenyl ethylamine, tryptophane or indol aminopropionic acid, A.
By the action of bromine in alkaline solution it is converted into /3-aminopropionic acid.
The acid may also be synthesized by the decomposition of alanine (a-aminopropionic acid) by nitrous acid (K.