1. Enzymes Involved in Redox Reactions: Natural Sources and Mechanistic Overview

  1. Daniela Gamenara1,
  2. Gustavo A. Seoane1,
  3. Patricia Saenz-Méndez2 and
  4. Pablo Domínguez de María3

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118409343.ch1

Redox Biocatalysis: Fundamentals and Applications

Redox Biocatalysis: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Gamenara, D., Seoane, G. A., Saenz-Méndez, P. and de María, P. D. (2012) Enzymes Involved in Redox Reactions: Natural Sources and Mechanistic Overview, in Redox Biocatalysis: Fundamentals and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118409343.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Organic Chemistry Department, Facultad de Química, UdelaR, Montevideo, Uruguay

  2. 2

    Computational Chemistry and Biology Group, DETEMA and Organic Chemistry Department Facultad de Química, UdelaR Montevideo, Uruguay

  3. 3

    Institut für Technische und Madromolekulare Chemie (ITMC), RWTH Aachen University Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874202

Online ISBN: 9781118409343

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Keywords:

  • enzymes involved in redox reactions, natural and mechanistic;
  • plants and animals, redox biocatalyst source;
  • biocatalytic efficiency and biocatalyst immobilization;
  • enzymatic redox reactions into three groups;
  • heme-peroxidase catalytic cycle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Motivation: Green Chemistry and Biocatalysis

  • Sources of Biocatalysts

  • Overview of Redox Enzymes

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References