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Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Microorganisms
     

Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Microorganisms

by S. M. Roberts, Nicholas J. Turner, Andrew J. Willetts, Michael K. Turner
 

ISBN-10: 0521430704

ISBN-13: 9780521430708

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In spelling out the pros and cons of enzyme-mediated versus whole-cell bioconversions, this text provides a variety of examples wherein the bio-reaction is a key element in a reaction sequence leading from cheap starting materials to valuable end-products (pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, fragrances and flavors).

Overview

In spelling out the pros and cons of enzyme-mediated versus whole-cell bioconversions, this text provides a variety of examples wherein the bio-reaction is a key element in a reaction sequence leading from cheap starting materials to valuable end-products (pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, fragrances and flavors).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521430708
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. An historical introduction to biocatalysis using enzymes and microorganisms; 2. The inter-relationship between enzymes and cells with particular reference to whole-cell biotransformations using bacteria and fungi; 3. Useful intermediates and end-products obtained from whole-cell/enzyme catalysed hydrolysis and esterification reactions; 4. Useful intermediates and end-products obtained from biocatalysed oxidation and reduction reactions; 5. Useful intermediates and end-products obtained from biocatalysed carbon-carbon, carbon-oxygen, carbon-nitrogen, and carbon-chalcogen bond-forming reactions; 6. The application of biocatalysis to the manufacture of fine chemicals; Index.

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