12. Enzymes in the Synthesis of Block and Graft Copolymers

  1. Prof. Katja Loos
  1. Steven Howdle1 and
  2. Andreas Heise2

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch12

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Howdle, S. and Heise, A. (2010) Enzymes in the Synthesis of Block and Graft Copolymers, in Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry (ed K. Loos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch12

Editor Information

  1. University of Groningen, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, Department of Polymer Chemistry, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, School of Chemistry, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

  2. 2

    Dublin City University, School of Chemical Sciences, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326181

Online ISBN: 9783527632534



  • enzyme synthesis;
  • block copolymers;
  • graft copolymers;
  • macroinitiation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthetic Strategies for Block Copolymer Synthesis Involving Enzymes

  • Enzymatic Synthesis of Graft Copolymers

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References