Chapter 6. Applied Biocatalysis: An Overview

  1. Prof. Wim Soetaert and
  2. Prof. Erick J. Vandamme
  1. Pedro Fernandes and
  2. Joaquim M. S. Cabral

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630233.ch6

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success

How to Cite

Fernandes, P. and Cabral, J. M. S. (2010) Applied Biocatalysis: An Overview, in Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success (eds W. Soetaert and E. J. Vandamme), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630233.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Ghent University, Department of Biochemical and Microbial Technology, Centre of Expertise – Industrial Biotechnology and Biocatalysis, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Coupure links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Author Information

  1. IBB - Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre for Biological and Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049 - 001 Lisboa, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314423

Online ISBN: 9783527630233

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Keywords:

  • biocatalyst selection;
  • immobilized biocatalytic system;
  • bioconversion medium;
  • two-phase aqueous systems;
  • supercritical fluids;
  • molecular modeling;
  • chemometrics;
  • microscale processing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Design of the Bioconversion System

  • Bioreactors

  • Rationalizing and Speeding up the Development and Characterization of a Bioconversion Process

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References