user1634 (Stranger)
07-09-00 01:13
No 26411
      glycine -> MeAm  Bookmark   

There were a number of posts on the old board about the glycine ->methylamine reaction...but no rightup on rhod's site!? (ref:search for 'glycine' by hellman under the old novel forum)

Was is a failure in the end? Inferior to current methods? yada yada yada...
A quick search of the new hive comes up blank as far as i can find?

(Hive Bee)
07-09-00 09:05
No 26585
      Re: glycine -> MeAm  Bookmark   

i think the tide has turned from hexamine degradation to MeNH2 to the more elegant in situ Nitromethane reduction, alla MM's reductive amination.


(Hive Bee)
12-15-01 19:03
No 247865
      Re: glycine -> MeAm  Bookmark   

I just had to bring up this old post. After searching endlessly for an answer to the question does this or has anyone worked a method to methylamine from glycine?

Don't look at me I didn't do it!
(Master Searcher)
12-15-01 19:52
No 247871
      Re: glycine -> MeAm  Bookmark   

One advantage might be that you can get anydrous methylamine  in this process which can be used in alcohol solutions.  Post 108611 (dormouse: "methylamine via glycine(Amino acid) (Page 1) -hellman", Novel Discourse)

Here's an example of the decarboxylation process using sodium acetate to make methane.  Note also the process for making fused sodium acetate which is used in other processes.  I put the top of the next page at the bottom of the page shown below, too (under the footnote).  Try it out and tell us how it works.
(Hive Bee)
12-16-01 18:32
No 248172
      Like pulling teeth Re: glycine -> MeAm  Bookmark   

Thank you PolytheneSam,

Some times it is like pulling teeth to get a stright answer out of the hive.
I have done an exaustive search priror to my post and do not have the time at the moment to experiment with a route to Methylamine when I already have  other ways to go. So I am to infer that NO ONE HAS HAD SUCCESS IN GLYCINE TO METHYLAMINE??? Ifyou have please post how it was done or PM me thank you.

Don't look at me I didn't do it!
(Chief Bee)
12-16-01 19:02
No 248177
      Like pulling teeth Re: glycine -> MeAm  Bookmark   

As far as I have seen, there has only been discussions about it, and noone trying it out.