Chapter 6. Transesterification and Hydrolysis of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives, Alcohols, and Epoxides

  1. Prof. Vicente Gotor2,
  2. Prof. Ignacio Alfonso3 and
  3. Dr. Eduardo García-Urdiales4
  1. Robert Chênevert,
  2. Pierre Morin and
  3. Nicholas Pelchat

Published Online: 17 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622481.ch6

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

How to Cite

Chênevert, R., Morin, P. and Pelchat, N. (2008) Transesterification and Hydrolysis of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives, Alcohols, and Epoxides, 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.ch6

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. Université Laval, Faculté des Sciences et de Génie, Departement de Chemie.CREFSIP., Québec, G1K 7P4, Canada

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:

  • transesterification;
  • hydrolysis;
  • carboxylic acid derivatives;
  • alcohols;
  • epoxides;
  • enantioselective biotransformations;
  • kinetic resolution;
  • transformations of alcohols;
  • hydrolysis of epoxides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and General Aspects

  • Enantioselective Biotransformations of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

  • Enantioselective Enzymatic Transformations of Alcohols

  • Hydrolysis of Epoxides

  • Conclusion

  • References