α-Methyl-D-phenylalanine is used to prepare hippuryl-α-methylphenylalanine and hippuryl-α-methylphenyllactic acid as substrates for carboxypeptidase A. It is also used in the synthesis of high affinity tachykinin NK2 receptor antagonists.
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