Biocatalysis in Oil Refining

Biocatalysis in Oil Refining

by Elsevier Science, Abhijeet P. Borole
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444522123

ISBN-13: 9780444522122

Pub. Date: 07/01/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Biocatalysis in Oil Refining focuses on petroleum refining bioprocesses, establishing a connection between science and technology.
The micro organisms and biomolecules examined for biocatalytic purposes for oil refining processes are thoroughly detailed. Terminology used by biologists, chemists and engineers is brought into a common language, aiding the

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Biocatalysis in Oil Refining focuses on petroleum refining bioprocesses, establishing a connection between science and technology.
The micro organisms and biomolecules examined for biocatalytic purposes for oil refining processes are thoroughly detailed. Terminology used by biologists, chemists and engineers is brought into a common language, aiding the understanding of complex biological-chemical-engineering issues. Problems to be addressed by the future R&D activities and by new technologies are described and summarized in the last chapter.

• Updated references
• Studying bioprocessing problems, looking at opportunities for improvements and technology developments

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444522122
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Series:
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis Series, #164
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
0.94(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Conventional Refining Processes.
3. Emerging Biocatalytic Processes.
4. Biotechnology and Supporting Companies.
5. R&D Technological Results.
6. Research Needs and Future Directions.
Subject Index.
Cited Author Index.

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