Chapter 10. Aldolases: Enzymes for Making and Breaking C[BOND]C Bonds

  1. Prof. Vicente Gotor2,
  2. Prof. Ignacio Alfonso3 and
  3. Dr. Eduardo García-Urdiales4
  1. Wolf-Dieter Fessner

Published Online: 17 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622481.ch10

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

How to Cite

Fessner, W.-D. (2008) Aldolases: Enzymes for Making and Breaking C[BOND]C Bonds, in Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes (eds V. Gotor, I. Alfonso and E. García-Urdiales), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622481.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Universidad de Oviedo, Facultad de Química, Departamento de Química Orgánica e Inorgánica, Julian Clavería 6, 33006 Oviedo, Spain

  2. 3

    Dept.de Química Orgánica/Inorg, Universidad Jaume I, Campus del Riu Sec, 12071 Castellón, Spain

  3. 4

    EMBL - Biocomputing, Meyerhofstr. 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institut für Chemie und Biochemie, Petersenstraße 22, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318254

Online ISBN: 9783527622481

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Keywords:

  • asymmetric organic synthesis;
  • aldolases;
  • mechanistic classification;
  • pyruvate aldolases;
  • dihydroxyacetone phosphate aldolases;
  • transketolase;
  • glycine aldolases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanistic Classification

  • Pyruvate Aldolases

  • Dihydroxyacetone Phosphate Aldolases

  • Transketolase and Related Enzymes

  • 2-Deoxy-D-Ribose 5-Phosphate Aldolase

  • Glycine Aldolases

  • Summary

  • References