Lipase-catalyzed enantioselective alcoholysis of enol acetates: Optical resolution of ketones and aldehydes using lipases in organic solvents

Koichiro Naemura*, Koji Kittaka, Masaki Murata, Hirotsugu Ida, Keiji Hirose, Tobe Yoshito

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Abstract

The alcoholysis of racemic enol acetates mediated by lipases in ethanol-hexane gave the corresponding ketones or aldehydes in an optically active form and the stereomodel is proposed for predicting the faster-reacting enantiomer of the enol acetates in this reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-222
Number of pages4
JournalEnantiomer
Volume1
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1996

Keywords

  • Enantioselective Reaction
  • Enol Acetate
  • Lipase-Catalyzed Alcoholysis
  • Optical Resolution of Aldehyde
  • Optical Resolution of Ketone
  • Stereomodel

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