Biocatalytic esterification in supercritical carbon dioxide by using a lipid-coated lipase

Toshiaki Mori, Atsushi Kobayashi, Yoshio Okahata

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Abstract

A lipid-coated lipase is soluble and acts as a more efficient catalyst for triglyceride syntheses in supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2) than in conventional organic solvents, and the reactivity can be controlled reversibly by changing pressure and temperature in scCO2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)921-922
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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