A new generation of smart amine donors for transaminase-mediated biotransformations

Gomm, Andrew and Lewis, William and Green, Anthony P. and O'Reilly, Elaine (2016) A new generation of smart amine donors for transaminase-mediated biotransformations. Chemistry - a European Journal . ISSN 1521-3765

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Abstract

The application of ω-transaminase biocatalysts for the synthesis of optically pure chiral amines presents a number of challenges, including difficulties associated with displacing the challenging reaction equilibria. Herein, we report a highly effective approach using low equivalents of the novel diamine donor, cadaverine, which enables high conversions of challenging substrates to the corresponding chiral amines in excellent ee. This approach paves the way for the design of self-sufficient fermentation processes combining transaminase biotransformations with existing strategies for cadaverine production via decarboxylation of endogenous lysine.

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RIS ID: https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/800997
Additional Information: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Gomm, A., Lewis, W., Green, A.P. and O'Reilly, E. (2016), A new generation of smart amine donors for transaminase-mediated biotransformations. Chem. Eur. J., which has been published in final form at doi:10.1002/chem.201603188. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
Keywords: asymmetric catalysis, biocatalysis, chiral amine, diamine, transaminase
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201603188
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Depositing User: Bramwell, Roseanna
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2016 10:08
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 18:01
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/35260

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