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Enzymes in Polymer Synthesis
     

Enzymes in Polymer Synthesis

by Kaplan Swift Gross
 

ISBN-10: 0841235430

ISBN-13: 9780841235434

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: American Chemical Society

The first book to cover the use of enzymes in polymer science, this volume provides an introduction to the field for a wide range of chemists and chemical engineers. It features an examination of enzyme-based synthesis and enzyme-based methods for modifying polymers.

Overview

The first book to cover the use of enzymes in polymer science, this volume provides an introduction to the field for a wide range of chemists and chemical engineers. It features an examination of enzyme-based synthesis and enzyme-based methods for modifying polymers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841235434
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Series:
ACS Symposium Series , #684
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
1. Enzymes in Polymer Science: An Introduction, David L. Kaplan, Jonathan Dordick, Richard A. Gross, and Graham Swift
SYNTHESIS
2. Enzymes for Polyester Synthesis, Apurva K. Chaudhary, Eric J. Beckman, and Alan J. Russell
3. Enzymatic Polymerization for Synthesis of Polyesters and Polyaromatics, Shiro Kobayashi and Hiroshi Uyama
4. Enzyme-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Four-Membered Lactones: Preparation of Poly(*b-propiolactone) and Poly(*b-malic acid), Shuichi Matsumura, Hideki Beppu, and Kazunobu Toshima
5. Monomer and Polymer Synthesis by Lipase-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Reactions, Kirpal S. Bisht, Lori A. Henderson, Yuri Y. Svirkin, Richard A. Gross, David L. Kaplan, and Graham Swift
6. Solvent-Enzyme-Polymer Interactions in the Molecular-Weight Control of Poly(m-cresol) Synthesized in Nonaqueous Media, Madhu Ayyagari, Joseph A. Akkara, and David L. Kaplan
7. A Biocatalytic Approach to Novel Phenolic Polymers and Their Composites, Sukanta Banerjee, Premchandran Ramannair, Katherine Wu, Vijay T. John, Gary McPherson, Joseph A. Akkara, and David L. Kaplan
8. Hydrolysis of the Dimethyl Ester of N-Succinylphenylalanine, a Model of Polyesteramides, in the Presence of Papain: Kinetic Study and Computer Simulation, C. David, F. G. O. Lefebvre, R. Brasseur, and M. Vanhaelen
POLYMER MODIFICATIONS
9. Regioselective Enzymatic Transesterification of Polysaccharides in Organic Solvents, Ferdinando F. Bruno, Jonathan S. Dordick, David L. Kaplan, and Joseph A. Akkara
10. Biocatalytic Modification of Alginate, Donal F. Day, R. D. Ashby, and J. W. Lee
11. Enzymatic Modification of Chitosan by Tyrosinase, Joseph L. Lenhart, Mahesh V. Chaubal, Gregory F. Payne, and Timothy A. Barbari
12. Chemoenzymatic Synthesis and Modification of Monomers and Polymers, Helmut Ritterv

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