An Infrared Study of the Hydrolysis of a Thiazolidine

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Science  05 Dec 1958:
Vol. 128, Issue 3336, pp. 1430-1431
DOI: 10.1126/science.128.3336.1430


The hydrolysis in aqueous solution of L-4-carboxy-2,2-dimethylthiazolidine hydrochloride has been followed by infrared spectrophotometry. The absorption curve of the final reaction mixture had absorption characteristics which were also shown by a solution containing stoichiometric amounts of the expected reaction products.