Esterase mediated regioselective deacetylation of ulosonic acid

Balagurunathan Kuberan, Qun Wang, Mamoru Koketsu, Robert J. Linhardt

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The regioselective deacetylation of peracetylated derivatives of N-acetylneuraminic acid and KDN was achieved by hydrolysis with esterase isolated from Rhodosporidium toruloides.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1421-1426
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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