15. Bioconversion of Renewables—Plant Oils

  1. Junhua (Alex) Tao2 and
  2. Romas Kazlauskas3
  1. Manfred P. Schneider

Published Online: 12 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118028308.ch15

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

How to Cite

Schneider, M. P. (2011) Bioconversion of Renewables—Plant Oils, 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.ch15

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. FB C–Organische Chemie, Bergische Universitaet Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

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:

  • bioconversion of renewables - plant oils;
  • “monoglycerides,” emulsifiers for food processing - cosmetical applications, excipients for pharmaceuticals;
  • lipase-catalyzed transformations for lipid modification - dietary applications, having a long tradition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lipases-Tools for the Bioconversion of Plant Oils

  • Surface-Active Compounds

  • Lipase-Catalyzed Syntheses of Lipids for Dietary Applications

  • Surface-Active Compounds II

  • Oxidative Functionalizations of Unsaturated Fatty Acids

  • Biodiesel-Enzymatic

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References