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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 535-536; doi:10.3390/50300535

Escherichia Coli Bl21: A Useful Biocatalyst for the Synthesis of Purine Nucleosides

Universidad Nacional de Quilmes. R. S. Peña 180, (1876) Bernal, Buenos Aires, Argentina
INGEBI, CONICET, Vuelta de Obligado 2490, (1428) Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Published: 22 March 2000
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E. coli BL21 cells were able to synthesize several purine nucleosides from pyrimidine ones. Kinetics and yields of this reaction showed a strong dependence on pH, temperature, reagent concentrations and weight of wet cell paste. Yields over 90% were reached in the synthesis of adenosine.
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Rogert, M.C.; Martínez, N.; Porro, S.; Lewkowicz, E.; Iribarren, A. Escherichia Coli Bl21: A Useful Biocatalyst for the Synthesis of Purine Nucleosides. Molecules 2000, 5, 535-536.

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