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Bioreduction by Microorganisms

Part 3. Biocatalysis

  1. Leandro Helgueira Andrade1,
  2. Kaoru Nakamura2

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc030

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Andrade, L. H. and Nakamura, K. 2010. Bioreduction by Microorganisms. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 3:6:151–169.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of São Paulo, Institute of Chemistry, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  2. 2

    Kyoto University, Institute for Chemical Research Uji, Kyoto, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

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An outline of and recent progress in the enzymatic reduction of carbonyl groups are presented from the viewpoint of green chemistry.


  • bioreduction;
  • microorganisms;
  • enzymes;
  • biocatalysts;
  • alcohol dehydrogenase;
  • ketoreductase