Enzymic regioselectivity in the hydroxylation of cholesterol catalyzed by a membrane-spanning metalloporphyrin

John T. Groves, Ronny Neumann

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Abstract

The hydroxylation of simple alkanes and the selective C-25 hydroxylation of cholesterol have been achieved with a membrane-spanning Mn(III) porphyrin positioned in a synthetic bilayer assembly by appended steroidal substituents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3891-3893
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume53
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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