15. Enzymatic Polymer Modification

  1. Prof. Katja Loos
  1. Georg M. Guebitz

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch15

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Guebitz, G. M. (2010) Enzymatic Polymer Modification, in Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry (ed K. Loos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch15

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. Graz University of Technology, Department of Environmental, Biotechnology, Petersgasse 12, 8010 Graz, Austria

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326181

Online ISBN: 9783527632534



  • enzymatic polymer modification;
  • Polyalkylene terephthalates;
  • polyamides;
  • surface hydrolysis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Enzymatic Polymer Functionalization: From Natural to Synthetic Materials

  • Surface Hydrolysis of Poly(alkyleneterephthalate)s

  • Surface Hydrolysis of Polyamides

  • Surface Hydrolysis of Polyacrylonitriles

  • Future Developments

  • Acknowledgment

  • References