(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.
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