Synthesis of citronellyl acetate via a transacetylation to citronellol from acetyl coenzyme A produced from glucose and acetate in growing yeasts

Shinobu Oda, Takeshi Sugai, Hiromichi Ohta

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A novel coupling system, which is an acetylation system of primary alcohols with acetyl coenzyme A [acetyl-CoA] formed via the metabolism of glucose and acetate, was developed with Hansenula and Pichia. The supplementation of sodium acetate to glucose as the source of acetyl-CoA was effective to enhance the reaction rate and yield of acetylation of citronellol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)500-501
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1


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