Lipase-Catalyzed Regioselective Acetylations and Deacetylations of MeOPEG-Bound Xylopyranose

Author(s): Carmen de Torres , Alfonso Fernandez-Mayoralas .

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 1 , Issue 2 , 2004

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Abstract:

The regioselectivity of the acetylation of D-xylopyranosides attached to polyethylene glycol monomethyl ether (MeOPEG) catalyzed by lipases from Pseudomonas cepacia and Candida antartica in organic solvent was examined. Partially acetylated derivatives can be obtained with high regioselectivity by acetylation or deacetylation in the presence of the appropriate lipase.

Keywords: lipase, regioselective acetylation, polymer-supported solution synthesis, xylopyranosides

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VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2004
Page: [173 - 175]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1570178043488392
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