Ethyl 2-Bromoisobutyrate is used as a reagent in the synthesis of novel phenoxyacetamide inhibitors of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa type III secretion system (T3SS). Also used as a reagent in the synthesis of substituted azoles as hepatitis C virus inhibitors.
Propanoic acid, 2-bromo-2-methyl-, ethyl ester
Appearance & Physical State
colourless to slightly yellow liquid
Stable. Incompatible with acids, bases, reducing agents, oxidizing agents.
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Flammables-area.