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Biocatalytic promiscuity: the first lipase-catalysed asymmetric aldol reaction

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Abstract

It was first observed that PPL, lipase from porcine pancreas, and several other lipases have a promiscuous ability to catalyse asymmetric aldol reactions between acetones and aldehydes in the presence of water.

Graphical abstract: Biocatalytic promiscuity: the first lipase-catalysed asymmetric aldol reaction

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The article was received on 27 Feb 2008, accepted on 09 Apr 2008 and first published on 01 May 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B803406K
Citation: Green Chem., 2008,10, 616-618
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    Biocatalytic promiscuity: the first lipase-catalysed asymmetric aldol reaction

    C. Li, X. Feng, N. Wang, Y. Zhou and X. Yu, Green Chem., 2008, 10, 616
    DOI: 10.1039/B803406K

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