Tag: Adrian Coello

  • Resolution of Chiral Alcohol

    By Raesa Zia, Adrian Coello, Arshpreet Brar Faculty mentor: Dr. Davis Oldham The purpose of this lab was to separate the individual enantiomers of the alcohol 2-ethyl,1-hexanol, to analyze the toxicity of the product, 2-ethyl-1-hexyl acetate. A reaction was carried out combining Amano PS lipase and 2-ethyl-1-hexanol, with a percent yield 74%. From completing GC-MS…