Lipases are enzymes that hydrolyse lipids into triglycerides and fatty acids. Due to the unique environment around their active site, they are capable of a wide range of racemic resolutions. This review article deals with the role of Lipases in racemic resolutions with specific references to the stereospecificity, role of solvents and enzyme structure. (C) 2001 Society of Chemical Industry.
|Journal||Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology|
|Publication status||Published (in print/issue) - Jan 2001|