11. Green Production of Fine Chemicals by Isolated Enzymes

  1. Junhua (Alex) Tao2 and
  2. Romas Kazlauskas3
  1. Roland Wohlgemuth

Published Online: 12 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118028308.ch11

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

How to Cite

Wohlgemuth, R. (2011) Green Production of Fine Chemicals by Isolated Enzymes, 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.ch11

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. Sigma-Aldrich, Buchs, 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:

  • green production of fine chemicals - by isolated enzymes;
  • enzymatic oxidations and reductions - for green production of fine chemicals;
  • enzymatic methods, absence of reaction conditions - isomerizing the substrate, selective enzymatic isomerization of great synthetic and economic interest

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Enzymatic Oxidations and Reductions for the Green Production of Fine Chemicals

  • Enzymatic Group Transfer Reactions for the Green Production of Fine Chemicals

  • Hydrolases in the Green Production of Fine Chemicals: The Workhorses

  • Lyases in Green Production of Fine Chemicals

  • Isomerases in the Green Production Fine Chemicals

  • Ligases in the Green Production Of Fine Chemicals

  • Enzyme Reaction Engineering

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References