Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 25–28 | Cite as

Enzymatic synthesis of gallic acid esters

  • Howard H. Weetall
Original Articles


Esters of gallic acid were synthesized by enzymatic means using tannase fromAspergillus niger. Alcohols ranging from C1 through C12 and diols from C3 through C6 were tested and found to form esters in the presence of the enzyme.

Index Entries

Enzymatic synthesis, of gallic acid esters synthesis, enzymatic, of gallic acid esters gallic acid esters, enzymatic synthesis of esters, enzymatic synthesis of gallic acid 


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© The Humana Press Inc 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard H. Weetall
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  1. 1.Research and Development LaboratoryCorning Glass WorksCorning

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