The enantioselectivity for the lipase-catalyzed esterifications in an organic solvent was found to be enhanced by addition of (+)- or (-)-camphor as a chiral additive. A more remarkable enhancement of its enantioselectivity was brought about by the cooperative effects of two kinds of additives: (-)-camphor and water.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2002|
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