This book describes the enzyme-driven syntheses of industrially important compounds and chiral intermediates for chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The chapters describe recent technological advances in enzymatic and microbial transformations and are written by internationally renowned scientists…
Enzyme biocatalysis is a fast-growing area in process biotechnology that has expanded from the traditional fields of foods, detergents, and leather applications to more sophisticated uses in the pharmaceutical and fine-chemicals sectors and environmental…
An up-to-date overview of diverse findings and accomplishments in biocatalysis and bioenergy
With the high price of petroleum and researchers worldwide seeking new means of producing energy, this comprehensive book on biocatalysis for…
Paves the way for new industrial applications using redox biocatalysis
Increasingly, researchers rely on the use of enzymes to perform redox processes as they search for novel industrial synthetic routes. In order to support and advance their investigations, this book provides a comprehensive…
Table of contents
2. Enzyme Production
3. Homogeneous Enzyme Kinetics
Andrés Illanes, Claudia Altamirano, Lorena Wilson
4. Heterogeneous Enzyme Kinetics
Andrés Illanes, Roberto Fernández-Lafuente, José M. Guisán, Lorena Wilson
5. Enzyme Reactors
…In three distinct parts, latest results from basic research on stable enzymes are explained and brought into context with possible industrial applications. Downstream processing technology as well as biocatalytic and biotechnological production processes from global…
…Today, there exists a huge choice of high-tech enzymes and whole cell biocatalysts, which add enormously to the repertoire of synthetic possibilities.
Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations is a “how-to”…
This reference is a "must-read": It explains how an effective and economically viable enzymatic process in industry is developed and presents numerous successful examples which underline the efficiency of biocatalysis.
Biocatalysis is rapidly evolving into a key technology for the discovery and production of chemicals, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, where high yielding chemo-, regio-, and enantioselective reactions are critical. Taking the latest breakthroughs in genomics and proteomics into…
This reference covers the wide and rapidly growing field of biocatalysis. It combines complementary expertise from such areas as microbiology, enzymology, molecular biology structural biology and organic chemistry, thus highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject.