Diastereoselective cleavage of β-glucosylsulfoxides by β-glucosidase

Olaf Karthaus, Shin ichiro Shoda, Shiro Kobayashi

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Phenyl β-D-glucopyranosyl sulfoxide and p-nitrophenyl β-D-glucopyranosyl sulfoxide have been diastereoselectively cleaved by β-glucosidases. Both distereomers can be selectively cleaved, depending on the origin of β-glucosidase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2213-2216
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron: Asymmetry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Nov

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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