13. Biocatalytic Polymerization in Exotic Solvents

  1. Prof. Katja Loos
  1. Kristofer J. Thurecht1 and
  2. Silvia Villarroya2

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch13

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Thurecht, K. J. and Villarroya, S. (2010) Biocatalytic Polymerization in Exotic Solvents, in Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry (ed K. Loos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch13

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

    The University of Queensland Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and Centre for Advanced Imaging, St Lucia, Queensland, 4072, Australia

  2. 2

    G24 Innovations Limited, Wentloog Environmental Centre, Cardiff CF3 2EE, United Kingdom

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326181

Online ISBN: 9783527632534



  • biocatalytic polymerization;
  • exotic solvents;
  • supercritical fluids;
  • ionic liquids


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Supercritical Fluids

  • Biocatalytic Polymerization in Ionic Liquids

  • Enzymatic Polymerization under Biphasic Conditions

  • Other ‘Exotic’ Media for Biocatalytic Polymerization

  • Conclusion

  • References