regiospecific


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regiospecific

a chemical reaction favoring a single positional or structural isomer.
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Regiospecific hydroxylation of acyclic monoterpene alcohols by Aspergillus niger.
Now experimental and theoretical studies with wild type enzyme and an engineered mutant have shown that hydroxylation is regiospecific at the 1-position for a family of benzocycloarene compounds: benzocyclobutene, benzocyclopentene (indian), benzocyclohexene (tetralin), and benzocycloheptene.
Regiospecific esterification of estrogens by lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase.
He developed an elegant but simple method for the transformation of alcohols into halides which is much used in organic synthesis, and a very useful regiospecific synthesis of Mannich bases.
The method is operationally simple, regiospecific, scalable and compatible with a variety of functional groups including amines, aldehydes and heterocycles.
Brisson C, Brassard P (1981) Regiospecific reactions of some vinylogous ketene acetals with haloquinones and their regioselective formation by dienolization.