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Enzymatic kinetic resolution

  • Kaoru Nakamura
  • Tomoko Matsuda

Biocatalysts, mainly hydrolytic enzymes and oxidoreductases, have been used for organic reactions due to their excellent enantioselectivities and environmentally friendliness. Typical enzymatic reactions used for the organic synthesis are shown in Figure 1. Especially, hydrolytic enzymes for kinetic resolutions of racemates have been utilized widely because of their high stabilities, wide subs f trate specificities, lack of cofactor requirements and high availabilities.

Keywords

Kinetic Resolution Dynamic Kinetic Resolution 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaoru Nakamura
    • 1
  • Tomoko Matsuda
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Chemical ResearchKyoto UniversityUjiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Materials Chemistry, Faculty of Science and TechnologyRyukoku UniversityOtsuJapan

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