岡山大学環境理工学部研究報告 ISSN 2187-6940
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Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Malic Acid

Tsuboi, Sadao
Ono, Shin-ichiro
Utaka, Masanori
Abstract
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.
Keywords
optically active
malic acid
balers' yeast
asymmetric reduction
α-ketoester.
ISSN
1341-9099
NCID
AN10529213