8. Industrial Applications of Biocatalytic Redox Reactions: From Academic Curiosities to Robust Processes

  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.ch8

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) Industrial Applications of Biocatalytic Redox Reactions: From Academic Curiosities to Robust Processes, in Redox Biocatalysis: Fundamentals and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118409343.ch8

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:

  • industrial biocatalytic redox reactions, “DESIGNER BUG” and beyond;
  • industrial biocatalytic processes, key aspects;
  • biocatalyst cloning/overexpression, enzyme genetic improvement;
  • redox biocatalysis, enzymes from “lab curiosity” to “first choice”;
  • chiral synthesis and oxidoreductase as free enzymes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Motivation: Drivers for Industrial Biocatalytic Processes

  • Key Aspects in Industrial Biocatalytic Processes

  • Industrial Biocatalytic Redox Processes: Free Enzymes

  • Industrial Biocatalytic Redox Processes—Whole-Cells: The “Designer Bug” Concept and Beyond (Metabolic Engineering)

  • Concluding Remarks and Future Perspectives

  • References