3. Emerging Enzymes and their Synthetic Applications

  1. Junhua (Alex) Tao1 and
  2. Romas Kazlauskas2
  1. Zhenming Chen and
  2. Junhua (Alex) Tao

Published Online: 12 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118028308.ch3

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

Biocatalysis for Green Chemistry and Chemical Process Development

How to Cite

Chen, Z. and Tao, J. (2011) Emerging Enzymes and their Synthetic Applications, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Sustainability, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China

  2. 2

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

Author Information

  1. Institute of Sustainability, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China

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:

  • emerging enzymes - and their synthetic applications;
  • strategic synthetic applications - integrating biotransformations into chemical transformations at the retrosynthetic;
  • enzymatic catalysis, and high regio- and stereoselectivity - green processes, cost advantages over chemical approaches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Emerging Enzymes

  • Strategic Synthetic Applications

  • Case Studies: “Green” Synthesis of Pregabalin, API of Lyrica

  • Conclusion

  • References