The effect of crown ethers on enzyme-catalysed reactions in organic solvents

David N. Reinhoudt*, Anke M. Eendebak, Wilma F. Nijenhuis, Willem Verboom, Marcel Kloosterman, Hans E. Schoemaker

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    Abstract

    Crown ethers considerably enhance the rate of the α-chymotrypsin- catalysed transesterification of N-acetyl-L-phenylalanine ethyl ester (N-Ac-L-Phe-OEt) with propan-1-ol in n-octane; with subtilisin the effect is somewhat less pronounced.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)399-400
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
    Volume1989
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989

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