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
     
 

This book gives an introduction to biotransformations, the practice of harnessing biological catalysts for the preparation of useful chemicals.See more details below

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This book gives an introduction to biotransformations, the practice of harnessing biological catalysts for the preparation of useful chemicals.

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"...I would recommend this as a good book to initiate researchers in the use of enzymes for obtaining organic compounds." Josep J. Centelles, The Biochemist

"...well written and well organized....A good introductory work that will be useful for scientists in many different fields." Choice

"...a comprehensive summary of numerous biological conversions including pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, fragrances and flavors....well written and endowed with tables, figures and schemes....it could be a good textbook or backbone for a course in the developing field of biotransformations. This book deserves a place in the library of graduate and post-graduate levels as a valuable source of information on this vital area." Jean-Luc Berger, CSM Newsletter

"...a flexible and well-written book that is suitable as a supplement to existing course materials in biochemistry or organic chemistry....should also be valuable as the core of a free-standing course for undergraduates, and as an entry to the working chemist or biologist interested in exploring this area for the first time." Manuel A. Navia, Quarterly Review of Biology

"This book is clearly written and can be read from cover to cover in less than a day. It is suitable as supplementary reading for an upper-level undergraduate or beginning graduate class in methods of organic synthesis. It would also be useful as background reading for students pursuing independent study projects involving biocatalysis." Douglas C. Cameron, Journal of the American Chemical Society

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521436854
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

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