2. How Green can the Industry become with Biotechnology?

  1. Junhua (Alex) Tao2 and
  2. Romas Kazlauskas3
  1. Hans-Peter Meyer and
  2. Oleg Werbitzky

Published Online: 12 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118028308.ch2

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

How to Cite

Meyer, H.-P. and Werbitzky, O. (2011) How Green can the Industry become with Biotechnology?, 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.ch2

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. Lonza Innovation for Future Technologies (LIFT), Lonza AG, Visp, 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:

  • industry, how green can it become with biotechnology - goal of green chemistry, principles preventing pollution;
  • 12 Principles of Green Chemistry, bigger contribution to green chemistry - by Anastas and Warner;
  • biotechnology potential in industry, not fully realized - areas, as biocatalysis for fine chemicals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How Green (Sustainable) can the Industry become?

  • Fine Chemicals and Small-Molecule Pharmaceuticals

  • Oligopeptides

  • Oligonucleotides

  • Oligosaccharides

  • Summary and Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References