Biocatalytic Hydrolysis of Nitriles
Part 3. Biocatalysis
Published Online: 15 JUL 2010
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Handbook of Green Chemistry
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Brady, D. 2010. Biocatalytic Hydrolysis of Nitriles. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 3:2:27–49.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2010
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The function, uses and commercial applications of nitrile biocatalysts are reviewed. Particular consideration is given to benefits of the technology regarding the impact of nitrile hydrolysis on the environment. The challenges, solutions and opportunities facing the broader application of this technology are also discussed.
- carboxylic acids;
- nitrile hydratase;