13. Enzymatic Polymer Synthesis in Green Chemistry

  1. Prof. Dr. Robert T. Mathers3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Michael A. R. Meier4
  1. Andreas Heise1,2 and
  2. Inge van der Meulen2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636167.ch13

Green Polymerization Methods: Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction

Green Polymerization Methods: Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction

How to Cite

Heise, A. and van der Meulen, I. (2011) Enzymatic Polymer Synthesis in Green Chemistry, in Green Polymerization Methods: Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction (eds R. T. Mathers and M. A. R. Meier), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636167.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemistry, 3550 Seventh Street Road, New Kensington, PA 15068, USA

  2. 4

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Organic Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Weg 6, Building 30.42, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dublin City University, School of Chemical Sciences, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland

  2. 2

    Eindhoven University of Technology, Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry, Den Dolech 2, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326259

Online ISBN: 9783527636167

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Keywords:

  • enzymes;
  • polymers;
  • enzymatic polymerisation;
  • renewable monomers;
  • green solvents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymers

  • Green Media for Enzymatic Polymerization

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References