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Synthesis of novel D-glucuronic acid fatty esters using Candida antarctica lipase in tert-butanol

Author:
Moreau, B., Lognay, G.C., Blecker, C., Brohee, J.C., Chery, F., Rollin, P., Paquot, M., Marlier, M.
Source:
Biotechnology letters 2004 v.26 no.5 pp. 419-424
ISSN:
0141-5492
Subject:
glucuronic acid, esters, esterification, immobilized enzymes, surfactants
Abstract:
Glucuronic acid n-alkyl esters, a novel class of promising biosurfactants and their corresponding glucose esters with the same side-chain length, were synthesized by direct esterification in a non-aqueous phase (tert-butanol) using an immobilized lipase.
Agid:
673818