Enzymatic hydrolysis of esters from 2-carboxy-6- methoxy-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran acid

  • R Tovar-Miranda
  • R Cortés-García
  • S Cruz-Sánchez
  • RM Bellido
  • A Coaviche
  • H Luna
Keywords: 2-Carboxy-6-methoxy-2, 3-dihydrobenzofuran acid, Candida antarctica lipase, enantioselective hydrolysis.


In this work we describe the results of the enzymatic hydrolysis of esters from 2-carboxy-6-methoxy-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran acid using Candida antarctica lipase supported on acrylic resin, with enantiomeric excesses ranging between 80 to 99%.

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eISSN: 1684-5315