5. Enzyme-Catalyzed Synthesis of Polyamides and Polypeptides

  1. Prof. Katja Loos
  1. H. N. Cheng

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch5

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Cheng, H. N. (2010) Enzyme-Catalyzed Synthesis of Polyamides and Polypeptides, in Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry (ed K. Loos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch5

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. USDA Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center, 1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326181

Online ISBN: 9783527632534



  • enzyme-catalyzed synthesis;
  • polyamides;
  • polypeptides;
  • Merrifield synthesis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Catalysis via Protease

  • Catalysis via Lipase

  • Catalysis via Other Enzymes

  • Comments

  • References