Chapter 8. Enzymatic Reduction Reaction

  1. Prof. Vicente Gotor3,
  2. Prof. Ignacio Alfonso4 and
  3. Dr. Eduardo García-Urdiales5
  1. Kaoru Nakamura1 and
  2. Tomoko Matsuda2

Published Online: 17 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622481.ch8

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

How to Cite

Nakamura, K. and Matsuda, T. (2008) Enzymatic Reduction Reaction, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kyoto University, Uji, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

  2. 2

    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Bioengineering, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-8501, Japan

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;
  • enzymatic reduction reaction;
  • hydrogen source;
  • coenzyme regeneration;
  • stereochemical control;
  • medium engineering;
  • synthetic applications;
  • reduction of aldehyde;
  • reduction of ketone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hydrogen Source for Coenzyme Regeneration

  • Methodology for Stereochemical Control

  • Medium Engineering

  • Synthetic Applications

  • Conclusions

  • References