10. Application of Biocatalysis in the Agrochemical Industry

  1. Junhua (Alex) Tao2 and
  2. Romas Kazlauskas3
  1. David A. Jackson

Published Online: 12 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118028308.ch10

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

How to Cite

Jackson, D. A. (2011) Application of Biocatalysis in the Agrochemical Industry, in Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development (eds J. (. Tao and R. Kazlauskas), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118028308.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institute of Sustainability, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China

  2. 3

    Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics and The Biotechnology Institute, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

Author Information

  1. Syngenta Crop Protection Muenchwilen AG., Muenchwilen, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470437780

Online ISBN: 9781118028308

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Keywords:

  • biocatalysis application in agrochemical industry - “Green Chemistry,” capturing host of technologies, minimizing environmental impact;
  • emamectin case, and biocatalysis role - alternative technologies and synthesis strategies, conversion of abamectin to emamectin;
  • complex natural product manufacture - host selection improving productivity and robustness of fermentations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Product Production by Fermentation

  • Preparation of Building Blocks by Biotransformations

  • Emamectin Case–Can Biocatalysis Play a Role?

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References