Enzymatic ammoniolysis of amino acid derivatives

M.C. de Zoete, A.A. Ouwehand, F. van Rantwijk, R.A. Sheldon

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    The ammoniolysis of amino acid esters and their derivatives was performed with lipases and proteases yielding the corresponding amino acid amides with moderate to high enantioselectivity. Phenylglycine methyl ester racemized slowly under the reaction conditions.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)171-174
    JournalRecueil des travaux chimiques des Pays-Bas = Journal of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society
    Issue number4-5
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

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