The green and effective oxidation of alcohols to carboxylic acids with molecular oxygen via biocatalytic reaction

Jun ichiro Hirano, Kenji Miyamoto, Hiromichi Ohta

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Abstract

A clean and effective alcohol oxidizing system using three enzymes has been developed. Regeneration of NAD+ by NADH oxidase with molecular oxygen enabled to oxidize alcohols to carboxylic acids in good yield under mild conditions (25 °C, 1 atm).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1217-1219
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume49
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb 11

Keywords

  • Alcohol oxidation
  • Biocatalyst
  • Green chemistry
  • Molecular oxygen
  • Regeneration of cofactor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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