Modern Biocatalysis: Stereoselective and Environmentally Friendly Reactions

Modern Biocatalysis: Stereoselective and Environmentally Friendly Reactions

Editor(s): Wolf-Dieter Fessner, Thorleif Anthonsen

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

Print ISBN: 9783527320714

Online ISBN: 9783527623839

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623839

About this Book

This reference covers the wide and rapidly growing field of biocatalysis. It combines complementary expertise from such areas as microbiology, enzymology, molecular biology structural biology and organic chemistry, thus highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the subject.
With its special focus on progress and new developments towards environmentally beneficial reactions with high levels of selectivity for the production of key compound classes, this book will enlighten both chemists and biologists as to the advances and opportunities existing in enzyme catalysis.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 9

      Strategies for the Biocatalytic Lipophilization of Phenolic Antioxidants (pages 123–133)

      Maria H. Katsoura, Eleni Theodosiou, Haralambos Stamatis and Fragiskos N. Kolisis

    3. Chapter 12

      Hydantoin Racemase: The Key Enzyme for the Production of Optically Pure α-Amino Acids (pages 173–193)

      Francisco Javier Las Heras-Vázquez, Josefa María Clemente-Jiménez, Sergio Martínez-Rodríguez and Felipe Rodríguez-Vico

    4. Chapter 13

      Chemo-Enzymatic Deracemization Methods (pages 195–228)

      Davide Tessaro, Gianluca Molla, Loredano Pollegioni and Stefano Servi

    5. Chapter 14

      Nitrilases from Filamentous Fungi (pages 229–245)

      Ludmila Martínková, Vojtěch Vejvoda, Ondřej Kaplan, Vladimír Křen, Karel Bezouška and Maria Cantarella

    6. Chapter 16

      Nitrilases in the Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Hydroxycarboxylic Acids (pages 261–272)

      Fred van Rantwijk, Cesar Mateo, Andrzej Chmura, Bruno C. M. Fernandes and Roger A. Sheldon

    7. Chapter 21

      Second Generation Baeyer–Villiger Biocatalysts (pages 339–368)

      Veronique Alphand, Marco W. Fraaije, Marko D. Mihovilovic and Gianluca Ottolina

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