Chapter 6.3. Biotechnological Production of D-Pantothenic Acid and Its Precursor D-Pantolactone

  1. Professor Dr. Carsten Schmuck2 and
  2. Professor Dr. Helma Wennemers3
  1. Maria Kesseler

Published Online: 27 MAY 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603727.ch6c

Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications

Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Kesseler, M. (2004) Biotechnological Production of D-Pantothenic Acid and Its Precursor D-Pantolactone, in Highlights in Bioorganic Chemistry: Methods and Applications (eds C. Schmuck and H. Wennemers), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603727.ch6c

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, St. Johanns Ring 19, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. BASF AG, Research Fine Chemicals, GVF/E -A30, 67056 Ludwigshafen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306565

Online ISBN: 9783527603725

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Keywords:

  • methodology;
  • bioengineering and bioinspired assemblies;
  • biotechnological production of D-pantothenic acid and its precursor D-pantolactone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

    • Introduction

    • Fermentative Production of D-Pantothenic Acid

    • Biocatalytic Production of D-Pantolactone

      • Biocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis

      • Resolution of rac-Pantolactone by Fungal Hydrolysis of D-Pantolactone

      • Resolution of rac-Pantolactone by Bacterial Hydrolysis of L-Pantolactone: The Development of a Novel Biocatalyst

    • Conclusions

    • References