Chapter 11. The biochemistry of enols

  1. Zvi Rappoport
  1. John P. Richard

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470772294.ch11

Enols (1990)

Enols (1990)

How to Cite

Richard, J. P. (1990) The biochemistry of enols, in Enols (1990) (ed Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470772294.ch11

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0055, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471917205

Online ISBN: 9780470772294

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Keywords:

  • isomerization;
  • elimination reactions;
  • cryptic enols;
  • kinetic competence;
  • carbonyl group

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biochemical Reactions of Enols and Enolates

  • Nonenzymatic Reactions of Enols and Enolates

  • Evidence for the Formation of Enols and Enolates as Intermediates of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions

  • Acyl-Coenzyme a Dehydrogenases

  • Why Enzymes Prefer Enol Intermediates

  • Acknowledgement

  • References