Lipase-catalyzed kinetic resolution of (±)-trans-2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-hydroxymethyl-7-methoxy-2, 3-dihydrobenzo[b]furan

László Juhász, Júlia Visy, Miklós Simonyi, Karsten Krohn, Sándor Antus

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Kinetic resolution of the title compound (±)-1 was effected through Candida cylindracea lipase- and Rhizopus arrhizus lipase-catalyzed transesterification with vinyl acetate in organic solvents. The influence of the enzyme and the solvent on the enantioselectivity was studied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1219-1222
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Jun 21 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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