Biocatalyst Design for Stability and Specificity

Biocatalyst Design for Stability and Specificity

by Michael E. Himmel, George Georgiou
     
 

Highlights the diversity of approaches used in understanding the function of proteins and how this understanding is applied to improving protein design for biotechnology applications. Reports on the status of current research into the interactions underlying protein stability. Emphasizes the renaturation of functional properties from the aggregated state. Covers

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Highlights the diversity of approaches used in understanding the function of proteins and how this understanding is applied to improving protein design for biotechnology applications. Reports on the status of current research into the interactions underlying protein stability. Emphasizes the renaturation of functional properties from the aggregated state. Covers the relationship between protein structure and function and the design of artificial multifunctional proteins by genetic technology. Reviews recent advances in the improvement of cellulase design through recombinant technology. Examines the use of chemical modification to improve enzymes.

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For graduate students and professionals in biochemistry and related fields, these 25 papers highlight the diversity of approaches used in understanding the function of proteins and how this understanding is employed in improving protein design for biotechnological applications. Papers are grouped into five sections on protein stability, protein folding, multifunctional proteins, design of cellulases by recombinant methods, and improving natural enzymes by chemical cross-linking. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841225183
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/05/1993
Series:
ACS Symposium Series , #516
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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