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Synthesis of 2-pentanol

  1. Mar 19, 2013 #1
    so i know that 2-pentanol can be synth'd from 2-pentene+H20

    however, i'd like to know if its possible to synth the molecule via a fermentation reaction

    all i have so far:

    __ ______ --> __ C5H12O + __ CO2
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 20, 2013 #2
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010 January; 85(4): 893–899 ?
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