12. Recent Advances in Biocatalysis Applied to Organic Synthesis

  1. Michelangelo Gruttadauria and
  2. Francesco Giacalone
  1. Gonzalo de Gonzalo,
  2. Iván Lavandera and
  3. Vicente Gotor

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118087992.ch12

Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications

Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications

How to Cite

Gonzalo, G. d., Lavandera, I. and Gotor, V. (2011) Recent Advances in Biocatalysis Applied to Organic Synthesis, in Catalytic Methods in Asymmetric Synthesis: Advanced Materials, Techniques, and Applications (eds M. Gruttadauria and F. Giacalone), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118087992.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Department of Molecular and Biomolecular Sciences (STEMBIO), Section of Organic Chemistry, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Ed. 17, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Departamento de Química Orgánica e Inorgánica, Instituto Universitario de Biotecnología de Asturias, University of Oviedo, 33006 Oviedo, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470641361

Online ISBN: 9781118087992

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Keywords:

  • biocatalysis, recent advances - biological methods, tool for stereo- and regioselective transformations;
  • transferases, enzyme types - transference of one group into another one, aminotransferases;
  • recent biocatalyzed methodologies, lyases - EC 4.X.X.X biocatalysts, small molecules to double bonds “L” in small capital, please

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Biocatalysis: Introduction

  • Oxidoreductases

  • Transferases

  • Use of hydrolases in biocatalytic processes

  • Recent biocatalyzed methodologies employing lyases

  • Isomerases

  • References