A new optical resolution method: Coordinative resolution of mandelic acid esters. The crystal structure of calcium hydrogen (2R,3R)-O,O′-dibenzoyl tartrate-2(R)-(-)-methyl mandelate

András Mravik, Zsolt Böcskei, Zoltán Katona, Imre Markovits, György Pokol, Dóra K. Menyhárd, Elemér Fogassy

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A new and efficient resolution, based on the finding that the calcium acid salt of O,O′-dibenzoyltartaric acid forms crystalline coordination complexes with enantiomers of α-hydroxy acid esters, is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1983-1984
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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