A Simple and Green Procedure for the Microbial Effective Synthesis of 1-phenylethyl Alcohol in Both Enantiomeric Forms
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Both R- and S-phenylethyl alcohol of high enantiomeric purity (98%) and with a satisfactory yield (40–80%) were obtained by bioreduction of acetophenone, catalyzed by whole cells of baker’s yeast.
Keywordsacetophenone phenylethyl alcohol reduction Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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