Chapter 3. The Search for New Enzymes

  1. Prof. Vicente Gotor2,
  2. Prof. Ignacio Alfonso3 and
  3. Dr. Eduardo García-Urdiales4
  1. Jean-Louis Reymond and
  2. Wolfgang Streit

Published Online: 17 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622481.ch3

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes

How to Cite

Reymond, J.-L. and Streit, W. (2008) The Search for New Enzymes, in Asymmetric Organic Synthesis with Enzymes (eds V. Gotor, I. Alfonso and E. García-Urdiales), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622481.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Universidad de Oviedo, Facultad de Química, Departamento de Química Orgánica e Inorgánica, Julian Clavería 6, 33006 Oviedo, Spain

  2. 3

    Dept.de Química Orgánica/Inorg, Universidad Jaume I, Campus del Riu Sec, 12071 Castellón, Spain

  3. 4

    EMBL - Biocomputing, Meyerhofstr. 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Author Information

  1. University of Bern, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Freiestraße 3, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318254

Online ISBN: 9783527622481

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Keywords:

  • asymmetric catalysis;
  • search for new enzymes;
  • metagenomics;
  • enzyme design;
  • synthetic enzyme models;
  • cloning strategies;
  • not yet cultured microbes;
  • resources for novel genes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanism-based Enzyme Design

  • Metagenomics

  • Conclusion

  • References