Introduction of single mutation changes arylmalonate decarboxylase to racemase

Yosuke Terao, Kenji Miyamoto, Hiromichi Ohta

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The introduction of only one mutation based on the estimated reaction mechanism endowed arylmalonate decarboxylase with a racemase activity, which catalyses racemisation of α-arylpropionates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3600-3602
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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