Synthesis of Cellulose In Vitro by Using a Cellulase/Surfactant Complex in a Nonaqueous Medium

Authors

  • Shizuka Egusa,

    1. Department of Forest and Forest Products Sciences, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan, Fax: (+81) 92-642-2993
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Takuya Kitaoka Dr.,

    1. Department of Forest and Forest Products Sciences, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan, Fax: (+81) 92-642-2993
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Masahiro Goto Prof. Dr.,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
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  • Hiroyuki Wariishi Prof. Dr.

    1. Department of Forest and Forest Products Sciences, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan, Fax: (+81) 92-642-2993
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  • This research was financially supported by Grant-in-Aids for Exploratory Research (No. 16658073) and Young Scientists (A) (No. 17688008) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan.

Abstract

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Ganz ohne Wasser gelang die In-vitro-Synthese von Celluloseketten mit mehr als 100 wasserfreien Glucopyranose-Einheiten im Polymer mithilfe einer neuen Glycosynthesetechnik. Diese Methode nutzt die enzymatische Polymerisation mit Enzym-Tensid-Komplexen, die in nichtwässrigen organischen Medien funktionieren.

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