Enzymatic Selectivity in Synthetic Methods

Xue Zhong Zhang, Rui Zhen Hou, Li Xu, Yi Bing Huang, Miguel Ferrero, Susana Fernández, Vicente Gotor, Alan Taylor, Tek Chand Bhalla, Marloes A. Wijdeven, Piotr Kiełbasiński, Floris P.J.T. Rutjes, Takeshi Sugai, Aya Fujino, Hitomi Yamaguchi, Masaya Ikunaka, Maja Majerić Elenkov, Lixia Tang, Bernhard Hauer, Dick B. Janssen

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPractical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780470519271
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 15


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  • Enzymatic selectivity in synthetic methods
  • Enzyme-catalysed polyurethane solution polymerization using diphenyl ether
  • Enzyme-promoted desymmetrization of prochiral dinitriles
  • High-yielding enzymatic protocol for regioselective alkoxycarbonylation of diol precursor
  • Lipase enzymes in polymer synthesis
  • Novel urethane polyester enzymatic synthesis
  • Oxazolidine ester synthesis
  • Selective alkoxycarbonylation of 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 diol precursor

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  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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