16. Enzymatic Polysaccharide Degradation

  1. Prof. Katja Loos
  1. Maricica Munteanu and
  2. Helmut Ritter

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch16

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Munteanu, M. and Ritter, H. (2010) Enzymatic Polysaccharide Degradation, in Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry (ed K. Loos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch16

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. Heinrich - Heine - Universität Düsseldorf, Institute für Organische Chemie und Makromolekulare Chemie, Lehrstuhl II, Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326181

Online ISBN: 9783527632534

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Keywords:

  • enzymatic degradation;
  • polysaccharides;
  • hydrogels;
  • biopolymers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Features of the Enzymatic Degradation

  • Enzymatic Synthesis and Degradation of Cyclodextrin

  • Hyaluronic Acid Enzymatic Degradation

  • Alginate Enzymatic Degradation

  • Chitin and Chitosan Enzymatic Degradation

  • Cellulose Enzymatic Degradation

  • Conclusion

  • References