Selective biohydroxylation of 1-substituted adamantanes using Absidia cylindrospora (I.M.I. 342950)

Patrick D. Bailey, Stanley D. Higgins, Colin H. Ridyard, Stanley M. Roberts, Georgina M. Rosair, Roger A. Whittaker, Andrew J. Willetts

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Abstract

The biohydroxylation of 1-substituted adamantanes using Absidia cylindrospora in a whole-cell oxidation system exclusively generated 3-hydroxy and 4ax-hydroxy derivatives; the assignments were confirmed by three X-ray crystal structure determinations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1833-1834
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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    Bailey, P. D., Higgins, S. D., Ridyard, C. H., Roberts, S. M., Rosair, G. M., Whittaker, R. A., & Willetts, A. J. (1996). Selective biohydroxylation of 1-substituted adamantanes using Absidia cylindrospora (I.M.I. 342950). Chemical Communications, (15), 1833-1834.