Peroxide oxidation of primary alcohols to aldehydes by chloroperoxidase catalysis

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
J GeigertJ Wadsworth

Abstract

Chloroperoxidase catalyzes the peroxidation of primary alcohols, specifically those that are allylic, propargylic, or benzylic. Aldehydes are the products. The reaction displays appreciable activity throughout the entire pH range investigated, namely pH 3.0-7.0. This enzyme is the only haloperoxidase of four tested capable of carrying out the reaction. These results further establish chloroperoxidase as a unique haloperoxidase.

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Alcohols
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Chloride Peroxidase
Oxidation-Reduction
Ovoperoxidase
Peroxides

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