Chapter 4. Biocatalysis under Extreme Conditions

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Costanzo Bertoldo,
  2. Ralf Grote and
  3. Garabed Antranikian

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch4k

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bertoldo, C., Grote, R. and Antranikian, G. (2001) Biocatalysis under Extreme Conditions, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch4k

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • diagnostics;
  • catalyze;
  • bacterial;
  • realization;
  • characterization

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Extreme Environments as a Resource for Novel Microorganisms and Enzymes

  • Biochemical Basis of Heat Stability

  • Screening Strategies for Novel Enzymes

  • Starch Processing Enzymes

  • Cellulose-Hydrolyzing Enzymes

  • Xylan-Degrading Enzymes

  • Chitin Degradation

  • Proteolytic Enzymes

  • DNA Processing Enzymes

  • Other Thermoactive Enzymes of Biotechnological Interest

  • Conclusions