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Deracemization of secondary alcohols through a concurrent tandem biocatalytic oxidation and reduction.
Constance V Voss et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 47(4), 741-745 (2007-12-12)
Navideh Sadoughi et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(11), 2877-2885 (2015-02-24)
An optimized method for the quantitation of volatile compounds responsible for off-aromas, such as earthy odors, found in wine and grapes was developed. The method involved a fast and simple headspace solid-phase microextraction-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (HS-SPME-GC-MS) for simultaneous determination of
Hanjing Huang et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 113-116, 671-688 (2004-04-01)
An energy-efficient hollow-fiber membrane extraction process was successfully developed to separate and recover lactic acid produced in fermentation. Although many fermentation processes have been developed for lactic acid production, an economical method for lactic acid recovery from the fermentation broth
S P Songca et al.
The Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology, 52(11), 1361-1367 (2001-02-24)
The tetra(hydroxyphenyl)porphyrins (5,10,15,20-tetrakis(2-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (3), 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(3-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (4), and 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(4-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (5) and the tetrahydroporphyrins (5,10,15,20-tetrakis(2-fluoro-3-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (6), 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(2,4-difluoro-3-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (7), and 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(3,5-difluoro-4-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (8)) have been reported as potential photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy. In particular, the tetrahydroporphyrin 7, which has been in Phase III clinical
Rong Zhang et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(33), 8302-8307 (2014-07-30)
Nonvolatile compounds play important roles in the quality of alcoholic beverages. In our previous work, a type of cyclooctapeptide lichenysin was newly identified in Chinese strong-aroma type liquor. In this work, it was found that lichenysin could selectively affect aroma
M Martinelle et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1251(2), 191-197 (1995-09-06)
The acyl transfer reactions catalysed by Candida antartica lipase B in organic media followed a bi-bi ping-pong mechanism, with competitive substrate inhibition by the alcohols used as acyl acceptors. The effect of organic solvents on Vm and Km was investigated.
P G Aitken et al.
Journal of neurophysiology, 80(3), 1514-1521 (1998-09-24)
Neuron membrane changes and ion redistribution during normoxic spreading depression (SD) induced, for example, by potassium injection, closely resemble those that occur during hypoxic SD-like depolarization (HSD) induced by oxygen withdrawal, but the degree to which the two phenomena are
Er-na Xun et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 168(3), 697-707 (2012-08-01)
The lipase from Pseudomonas fluorescens (Lipase AK, AKL) was immobilized onto the magnetic Fe(3)O(4) nanoparticles via hydrophobic interaction. Enzyme loading and immobilization yield were determined as 21.4±0.5 mg/g and 49.2±1.8 %, respectively. The immobilized AKL was successfully used for resolution
C D Tran et al.
Analytical chemistry, 66(21), 3639-3643 (1994-11-01)
A novel and highly sensitive circular dichroism spectropolarimeter for the near-infrared region has been developed. In this instrument, a solid state titanium-sapphire laser that can be spectrally tuned from 670 to 1030 nm was used as the light source. The
Francesca Palombo et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 110(36), 18017-18025 (2006-09-08)
Liquid 1-octanol and 2-octanol have been investigated by infrared (IR), Raman, and Brillouin experiments in the 10-90 degrees C temperature range. Self-association properties of the neat liquids are described in terms of a three-state model in which OH oscillators differently
R B Koch et al.
Poultry science, 70(5), 1269-1272 (1991-05-01)
The NaK-adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase)-rich nerve-ending particle preparations (B fractions) of the epithelial tissue of chicken olfactory tubercle and the olfactory main concha were isolated by differential centrifugation. These tissues were exposed to the following odorants: 2-nonanone, 1-nonanol, 1-octanol, (+)2-octanol, and
Pingxi Xu et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(46), 16592-16597 (2014-10-29)
Insect repellents are important prophylactic tools for travelers and populations living in endemic areas of malaria, dengue, encephalitis, and other vector-borne diseases. DEET (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) is a 6-decade-old synthetic repellent, which is still considered the gold standard of mosquito repellents. Mosquitoes
Pankaj K Sethi et al.
Journal of pharmacological and toxicological methods, 70(1), 106-111 (2014-06-15)
A simple, reliable procedure was developed to measure binding of pyrethroid insecticides to total proteins and lipoproteins of rat and human plasma. The extent of binding of (14)C-labeled deltamethrin (DLM), cis-permethrin (CIS) and trans-permethrin (TRANS) was quantified by a 3-step
Zuobing Xiao et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 978-979, 122-130 (2014-12-30)
A simple, rapid and solvent-free multi-residue method has been developed and applied to confirm and quantify a series of volatile compounds in five cherry wines by gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Four parameters (e.g., coating material of fiber
Yao Nie et al.
Biotechnology letters, 27(1), 23-26 (2005-02-03)
Whole cells of Candida rugosa catalyzed the conversion of (R)-2-octanol from the corresponding racemate with the optical purity of 97% e.e. and yield of 92% in 10 h. The product was formed through a stereoinversion involving enantioselective oxidation and asymmetric
Anca Ursoiu et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 17(11), 13045-13061 (2012-11-06)
Sol-gel entrapment is an efficient immobilization technique that allows preparation of robust and highly stable biocatalysts. Lipase from Candida antarctica B was immobilized by sol-gel entrapment and by sol-gel entrapment combined with adsorption on Celite 545, using a ternary silane
Danielle Dennewald et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 157(1), 253-257 (2011-11-15)
As clear structure-activity relationships are still rare for ionic liquids, preliminary experiments are necessary for the process development of biphasic whole-cell processes involving these solvents. To reduce the time investment and the material costs, the process development of such biphasic
Szczepan Bednarz et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 17(7), 8068-8078 (2012-07-06)
Hydrogen peroxide was encapsulated into a silica xerogel matrix by the sol-gel technique. The composite was tested as an oxidizing agent both under conventional and microwave conditions in a few model reactions: Noyori's method of octanal and 2-octanol oxidation and
Chi-Yu Huang et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 325(1-2), 132-139 (2006-07-22)
Core-shell type of nanoparticles (NPs) with manipulated degradation rate and balanced hydrophilic/hydrophobic properties were designed and characterized. The NPs based on the copolymers of n-butyl cyanoacrylate (BCA) and 2-octyl cyanoacrylate (OCA) were prepared by anion emulsion polymerization in 0.01N HCl
Marina Lehmann et al.
Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 65(2), 205-215 (2011-02-26)
Circadian rhythmicity plays an important role for many aspects of honey bees' lives. However, the question whether it also affects learning and memory remained unanswered. To address this question, we studied the effect of circadian timing on olfactory learning and
Ana Rita Pinheiro et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 288(38), 27571-27583 (2013-08-07)
Changes in the regulation of connective tissue ATP-mediated mechano-transduction and remodeling may be an important link to the pathogenesis of chronic pain. It has been demonstrated that mast cell-derived histamine plays an important role in painful fibrotic diseases. Here we
Alfonso Pérez-Garrido et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 17(2), 896-904 (2008-12-06)
This paper reports a QSAR study for predicting the complexation of a large and heterogeneous variety of substances (233 organic compounds) with beta-cyclodextrins (beta-CDs). Several different theoretical molecular descriptors, calculated solely from the molecular structure of the compounds under investigation
Rhiannon E Ervin et al.
Journal of contaminant hydrology, 126(3-4), 195-207 (2011-11-26)
Quantification of the relationship between dense nonaqueous phase liquid (DNAPL) source strength, source longevity and spatial distribution is increasingly recognized as important for effective remedial design. Partitioning tracers are one tool that may permit interrogation of DNAPL architecture. Tracer data
Dazhang Dai et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 134(1), 39-50 (2006-08-08)
The lipase from Penicillium expansum PED-03 (PEL) was immobilized onto modified ultrastable-Y (USY) molecular sieve and the resolution of (R, S)- 2-octanol was carried out in a bioreactor in nonaqueous media by the immobilized lipase. It was found that the
Fantao Meng et al.
Biotechnology letters, 32(4), 533-537 (2009-12-26)
An anti-Prelog alcohol dehydrogenase from Oenococcus oeni that reduces 2-octanone to (R)-2-octanol was purified by 26-fold to homogeneity. The enzyme had a homodimeric structure consisting of 49 kDa subunits, required NADPH, but not NADH, as a cofactor and was a
G D Rees et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1073(3), 493-501 (1991-04-09)
Lipase from three different sources has been immobilised in microemulsion-based gels (MBGs) with retention of catalytic activity. Such lipase-containing MBGs prove to be novel solid-phase catalysts for use in apolar organic solvents such as n-heptane. Using these systems, preparative-scale synthesis
Xu Wang et al.
Food chemistry, 182, 41-46 (2015-04-07)
The volatile compounds in gingko wine, a novel functional wine, were extracted by head-space solid phase micro-extraction (SPME) and analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) coupled with odor activity value (OAV) and relative odor contribution (ROC) analyses. In addition, the
J S Schweitzer et al.
Journal of neurophysiology, 84(2), 927-933 (2000-08-12)
Under conditions of low [Ca(2+)](o) and high [K(+)](o), the rat dentate granule cell layer in vitro develops recurrent spontaneous prolonged field bursts that resemble an in vivo phenomenon called maximal dentate activation. To understand how pH changes in vivo might
Hiroaki Yamamoto et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 97(18), 8087-8096 (2013-01-01)
A novel enantioselective alcohol dehydrogenase, (R)-2-octanol dehydrogenase (PfODH), was discovered among methylotrophic microorganisms. The enzyme was purified from Pichia finlandica and characterized. The molecular mass of the enzyme was estimated to be 83,000 and 30,000 by gel filtration and sodium
Charlie Van Doorslaer et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 12(8), 1741-1749 (2010-02-11)
A methodology is introduced to separate polar reaction products from ionic liquids without the need for organic solvent extraction or distillation. We investigated product isolation after an alcohol oxidation performed in ionic liquids. Suitable ionic liquids were selected based on
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