Enantioselective epoxidation of linolenic acid catalysed by cytochrome P450BM3 from Bacillus megaterium
Çelik, Ayhan, Sperandio, Davide, Speight, Robert E., & Turner, Nicholas J. (2005) Enantioselective epoxidation of linolenic acid catalysed by cytochrome P450BM3 from Bacillus megaterium. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 3(15), pp. 2688-2690.
Cytochrome P450BM3, from Bacillus megaterium, catalyses the epoxidation of linolenic acid 1 yielding 15,16-epoxyoctadeca-9,12-dienoic acid 2 with complete regio- and moderate enantio-selectivity (60% ee). The absolute configuration of the product is tentatively assigned as 15(R),16(S)-. The Michaelis–Menten parameters kcat and Km for the reaction were determined to be 3126 ± 226 min−1 and 24 ± 6 μM respectively.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Royal Society of Chemistry|
|Deposited On:||05 May 2014 04:03|
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