getpdf

Tween® 20-Enhanced Bioreduction of Acetophenones Promoted by Daucus carota Root


Monique Rodrigues da Costasmall orcid_display_4pp  and Álvaro Takeo Omori*small orcid_display_4pp


Center for Natural Sciences and Humanities, Federal University of ABC – UFABC, Av. dos Estados 5001, CEP 09210-580, Santo André, SP, Brazil




Article history:
Received May 13, 2016
Accepted March 16, 2017




Key words:
biocatalysis, carrot root, surfactants, chiral alcohols



Summary:
The effect of surfactants on the bioreduction of acetophenones mediated by carrot (Daucus carota) root was investigated. Among the tested surfactants, Tween® 20 slightly improved the conversion. The amount of surfactant was optimised, and the presented methodology was applied to other substituted acetophenones, which led to the preparation of their respective optically enriched 1-phenylethanols with high conversion levels and high enantioselectivities.





*Corresponding author:  email3  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                                          tel3  +55 11 4996 0177




We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

I accept cookies from this site.

EU Cookie Directive Module Information