Action of Candida rugosa lipase in carvone isomers as solvents

O. Ulbert, Á Szarka, Sz Halasi, B. Somogyi, K. Bélafi-Bakó, L. Gubicza

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Abstract

The activity and enantioselectivity of Candida rugosa lipase were investigated in chiral solvents, (-)-, (+)- and racemic carvone, for the resolution of 2-chloro-propionic acid with n-butanol via esterification. The activity of the enzyme studied was about 50% higher in (-)-carvone than in (+)-carvone, however the enantioselectivity was similar.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-302
Number of pages4
JournalBiotechnology Techniques
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 6 1999

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Keywords

  • Candida rugosa lipase
  • Chiral solvent
  • Esterification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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