Investigation of DNA as a catalyst for Henry reaction in water

Chem Commun (Camb). 2008 Aug 28;(32):3792-4. doi: 10.1039/b805767b. Epub 2008 Jun 23.

Abstract

Double-stranded DNA of natural origin can be used to facilitate nitro-aldol (or Henry) reaction in aqueous solution.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aldehydes / chemistry*
  • Benzaldehydes / chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • DNA / metabolism*
  • Methane / analogs & derivatives
  • Methane / chemistry
  • Nitro Compounds / chemistry*
  • Nitroparaffins / chemistry
  • Solutions

Substances

  • Aldehydes
  • Benzaldehydes
  • Nitro Compounds
  • Nitroparaffins
  • Solutions
  • 4-nitrobenzaldehyde
  • 3-hydroxybutanal
  • DNA
  • Methane
  • nitromethane