6. Enzymatic Polymerization of Vinyl Polymers

  1. Prof. Katja Loos
  1. Frank Hollmann

Published Online: 25 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch6

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Hollmann, F. (2010) Enzymatic Polymerization of Vinyl Polymers, in Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry (ed K. Loos), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632534.ch6

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. Delft University of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Biocatalysis and Organic Chemistry, Julianalaan 136, 2628BL Delft, The Netherlands

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326181

Online ISBN: 9783527632534



  • enzymatic polymerization;
  • vinylpolymers;
  • peroxidase-catalyzed radical formation;
  • laccase


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Mechanism and Enzyme Kinetics

  • Peroxidase-Initiated Polymerizations

  • Laccase-Initiated Polymerization

  • Miscellaneous Enzyme Systems

  • The Current State-of-the-Art and Future Developments

  • References