ester hydrolysis

ester hydrolysis

[¦e·stər hī′dräl·ə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
A reaction in which an ester is converted into its alcohol and acid moieties. Also known as esterolysis.
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10 11] Atracurium was preferred due to its alternate metabolic pathways; Hoffmann degradation and ester hydrolysis.
Objective: Phosphate ester hydrolysis is one of the most important classes of chemical reactions in biology, playing a central role in nucleic acid processing, energy transduction, and signalling.
Lipases have the capability to mediate reactions in organic solvents as they possess low water activity that tends to precede the reacting molecules for synthesis rather towards ester hydrolysis (Gumel et al.
A substantial weight percent of the latent print residue is attributed to lipid components and lipids are susceptible to ester hydrolysis.
Very high alkaline dosage at boil may weaken polyester part due to ester hydrolysis definished fabric and confirm removal status of silicone.
Low acceleration effects of only a few percentage points caused by ultrasound have been reported for some ester hydrolysis reactions in water-organic solvents, thus temperature control is decisive in correct kinetic investigations of sonication effects [5].
Ando; A simple method for reaction rate prediction of ester hydrolysis, J.
The drug can only be released when it detaches from the PLA polymer chain, which occurs gradually by a reaction called ester hydrolysis.
In this report we have set out a broader investigation into hydrophobic effects of aliphatic alcohols as co-solvents on ester hydrolysis in water, and studied the neutral hydrolysis of 4-nitrophenyl chloroacetate in the presence of small amounts of alcohols.
Therefore, another factor must predominate over equatorial-axial effects in cycloaliphatic ester hydrolysis.
3 [Angstrom]) and Charge States of a Ribonuclease A-Uridine Vanadate Complex: Implications for the Phosphate Ester Hydrolysis Mechanism, J.
Because of the autocatalytic nature of ester hydrolysis it is the most prevalent.