Volume No. 5 Issue No.: 4 Page No.: 905-911 April-June 2011

 

REDUCTION OF SELECTED TERPENES VIA GREEN AND ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY TECHNIQUES

 

Vijay Chhimpa, Nidhi Jain, Shilpi Kaushik and I. K. Sharma*

Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan (INDIA)

 

Received on : January 22, 2011

 

ABSTRACT

 

This paper reports reduction of selected terpenes such as Citral (3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dienal), Camphor (1,7,7-trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one) and Citronellal (3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-al) involving two green and environment friendly techniques viz. microbial transformation using Baker

 

Keywords : Baker

 

 

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