9. Application of Whole-Cell Biocatalysts in the Manufacture of Fine Chemicals

  1. Prof. Dr. Takayuki Shioiri2,
  2. Dr. Kunisuke Izawa3 and
  3. Dr. Toshiro Konoike4
  1. Michael Schwarm

Published Online: 5 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633678.ch9

Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry

How to Cite

Schwarm, M. (2010) Application of Whole-Cell Biocatalysts in the Manufacture of Fine Chemicals, in Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry (eds T. Shioiri, K. Izawa and T. Konoike), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633678.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    1-18-12 Minamigaoka, Nisshin, Aichi 470-0114, Japan

  2. 3

    Intermediate Chemicals Dept., Ajinomoto Co., Inc., 1-15-1 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8315, Japan

  3. 4

    CMC Development Laboratories, Shionogi & Co., Ltd., 1-3 Kuise Terajima 2-chome, Amagasaki, Hyogo 660-0813, Japan

Author Information

  1. Evonik Degussa GmbH, Business Line Exclusive, Synthesis & Amino Acids, Rodenbacher Chaussee 4, 63457 Hanau-Wolfgang, Germany

  1. Dedicated to Prof. Karlheinz Drauz on the occasion of his 60th birthday in acknowledgment of his pioneering work on biocatalysis at Evonik Degussa.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326501

Online ISBN: 9783527633678

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Keywords:

  • whole-cell biocatalyst;
  • hydantoinase;
  • carbamoylase;
  • racemase;
  • dehydrogenase;
  • amino acid;
  • alcohol;
  • Evonik Degussa;
  • fine chemicals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Early Applications of Biocatalysis for Amino Acid Manufacture at Evonik Degussa

  • Hydantoinase Biocatalysts

  • Amino Acid Dehydrogenase Biocatalysts

  • Alcohol Dehydrogenase Biocatalysts

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References