Preparation of optically active secondary alcohols related to synthetic pyrethroids by microbial asymmetric hydrolysis of the corresponding acetates

Takeshi Sugai, Shigefumi Kuwahara, Chimaki Hoshino, Noritada Matsuo, Kenji Moritt

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Abstract

Asymmetric hydrolysis of the acetates of racemic secondary alcohols related to synthetic pyrethroids by Bacillus subtilis var. niger (IFO 3108) yielded optically active acetates and alcohols of varying optical purities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2579-2585
Number of pages7
JournalAgricultural and biological chemistry
Volume46
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1982 Oct
Externally publishedYes

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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