OKAYAMA UNIVERSITY SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT REPOSITORY
Journal of The Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology Okayama University
volume1 - issue1
Published by Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, Okayama University
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Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Malic Acid
Chiral reduction of 2-oxosuccinic acid esters with fermenting bakers' yeast gave (S)-(-)- malic acid esters in 34-54% isolated yield with 85-100% ee.