Preparation of (R)-ibuprofen and related carboxylic acids using microbial oxidation of an aromatic hydrocarbon by rhodococcus sp. bpm 1613t

Takeshi Sugai, Kenji Mori

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Abstract

(R)-2-(4'-Isobutylphenyl)propanoic acid (ibuprofen), (S’)-3-(4'-isobutylphenyl)butanoic acid and (S)-4-(4'-isobutylphenyl)pentanoic acid were obtained using microbial oxidation of (±)-l- isobutyl-4-(1'-methyloctyl)benzene by Rhodococcus sp. BPM 1613.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2501-2504
Number of pages4
JournalAgricultural and biological chemistry
Volume48
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Oct
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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