Chemoenzymatic Cascades Enabled by Combining Catalytically Active Emulsions and Biocatalysts

Zhiyong Sun, Qingcai Zhao, Rainer Haag, Changzhu Wu*

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Abstract

The compartmentalization of chemo- and enzymatic reactions is an elegant strategy for one-pot synthesis while avoiding reaction incompatibility issues. However, chemoenzymatic compartments developed to date are limited to complicated preparation. Herein, a simple, catalytically active polymer that stabilizes diverse types of emulsions for the encapsulation of active enzymes is presented. This design combines two distinct catalysts for cascade reaction while creating separate micro-environments with a large interfacial area for high reactivity. Moreover, the system is developed for solvent-free reactions, benefiting the “green” synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere202101556
JournalChemCatChem
Volume14
Issue number4
Number of pages4
ISSN1867-3880
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18. Feb 2022

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