Acceleration of sulfate ester hydrolysis in hydrophobic environments

Jean M. Davis, Dale R. Cameron, Julia M. Kubanek, Lilian Mizuyabu, Gregory R.J. Thatcher

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The hydrolysis of 2,4-dinitrophenyl sulfate is accelerated in mixed solvent systems of reduced water content and by methylated β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) derivatives: the maximal rate for these derivatives reaches that observed in aqueous dioxane.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2205-2206
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - May 13 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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