Chapter 9. Dehydrogenases-Characteristics, Design of Reaction Conditions, and Applications

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Jörg Peters

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch9h

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Peters, J. (2001) Dehydrogenases-Characteristics, Design of Reaction Conditions, and Applications, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch9h

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. Wuppertal, Germany

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • agrochemical;
  • enormous;
  • carbonyl compound;
  • biosynthesis;
  • cultivation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Whole-Cell and Enzymatic Transformations

  • Regeneration of Nicotinamide Coenzymes

  • Assessment of Strategies for the Synthesis of Chiral Hydroxy Compounds

  • Application of Alcohol Dehydrogenases in Organic Solvents or Cyclodextrins

  • Kinetics and Stereochemistry of Alconol Dehydrogenases

  • Applications of Alcohol Dehydrogenases

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References