Biomimetic trifunctional organocatalyst showing a great acceleration for the transesterification between vinyl ester and alcohol

Tadashi Ema, Daisuke Tanida, Tatsuya Matsukawa, Takashi Sakai

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Abstract

Trifunctional organocatalysts 1a and 1b mimicking the active site of serine hydrolases showed high catalytic activity with up to a 3 700 000-fold acceleration for the acyl-transfer reactions from vinyl trifluoroacetate to alcohol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)957-959
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 27 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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