Exploring the Catalytic Promiscuity of Phenolic Acid Decarboxylases: Asymmetric, 1,6‐Conjugate Addition of Nucleophiles Across 4‐Hydroxystyrene

Abstract

The catalytic promiscuity of a ferulic acid decarboxylase from Enterobacter sp. (FDC_Es) and phenolic acid decarboxylases (PADs) for the asymmetric conjugate addition of water across the C=C bond of hydroxystyrenes was extended to the N-, C- and S-nucleophiles methoxyamine, cyanide and propanethiol to furnish the corresponding addition products in up to 91… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201700247

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