A chemoenzymic approach to the epoxidation of alkenes in aqueous media

Kit Ho Tong, Kwok Yin Wong, Tak Hang Chan

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Abstract

Hydrogen peroxide, generated insitu by the enzymic oxidation of glucose using glucose oxidase, is coupled to a catalytic system of sodium bicarbonate/manganese sulfate to epoxidize alkenes in aqueous media.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6009-6014
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron
Volume61
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2005

Keywords

  • Epoxidation
  • Glucose oxidase
  • Immobilized enzyme

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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