Special Issue "Organic Synthesis Using Biocatalyst"

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A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Green Chemistry".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2012)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Tomoko Matsuda
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Department of Bioengineering, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama, 226-850, Japan
Website: http://www.matsuda.bio.titech.ac.jp/index(English).html
E-Mail: tmatsuda@bio.titech.ac.jp

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Organic synthesis using biocatalysts, especially chiral synthesis, is increasingly getting important for variety of purposes such as drug synthesis and total synthesis due to the high chemo-, region-, and enantio-selectivities of enzyme. More than half of drug candidate molecules have more than one chiral centers and about 10% of the total drug synthesis depends on the biocatalyst. Importantly, these successes are owing to achievements of basic researches. Therefore, this special issue will present novel, unique and innovative application research as well as basic research concerning organic synthesis using biocatalysts. I also hope that this issue will contribute for green chemistry since the enzyme is a natural and reproducible catalyst with high efficiency.

Dr. Tomoko Matsuda
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • chiral synthesis
  • total synthesis
  • novel biocatalyst for organic synthesis
  • green chemistry

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p. 16514-16543
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(12), 16514-16543; doi:10.3390/ijms131216514
Received: 31 August 2012; in revised form: 19 November 2012 / Accepted: 21 November 2012 / Published: 5 December 2012
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p. 13542-13553
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(10), 13542-13553; doi:10.3390/ijms131013542
Received: 30 August 2012; in revised form: 27 September 2012 / Accepted: 11 October 2012 / Published: 19 October 2012
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p. 13140-13149
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(10), 13140-13149; doi:10.3390/ijms131013140
Received: 27 July 2012; in revised form: 1 September 2012 / Accepted: 21 September 2012 / Published: 12 October 2012
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p. 11666-11680
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(9), 11666-11680; doi:10.3390/ijms130911666
Received: 25 May 2012; in revised form: 10 August 2012 / Accepted: 20 August 2012 / Published: 17 September 2012
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p. 7226-7236
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13(6), 7226-7236; doi:10.3390/ijms13067226
Received: 23 April 2012; in revised form: 12 May 2012 / Accepted: 23 May 2012 / Published: 12 June 2012
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