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Patent review – biocatalysts

Posted by naturalproductman on April 8, 2016

David Hughes at Cidara Therapeutics reported in ORPD on a patent literature search pertaining the use of biocatalysts to effect chemical transformations. He covers some P450 mediated cyclopropanation, reductive amination, Diels-Alder (artificial enzyme), nitrilase (conversion of nitrile to carboxylic acid)  reactions all catalyzed by enzymes.


ORPD paper


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