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Nitrile Reductases: A Forthcoming Wave in Biocatalysis?

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  • Dr. Pablo Domínguez de María

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    1. Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC), RWTH Aachen University, Worringerweg 1, 52074 Aachen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 241-8022177
    • Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC), RWTH Aachen University, Worringerweg 1, 52074 Aachen (Germany), Fax: (+49) 241-8022177
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Abstract

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A new toy? The discovery of oxidoreductases enabling the four-electron reduction of nitriles to primary amines may open new, unprecedented, and exciting leads in (asymmetric) biocatalysis.

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