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Alternative Hydride Sources for Ene-Reductases: Current Trends

Authors

  • Dr. Helen S. Toogood,

    1. Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester M1 7DN (UK), Fax: (+44) 0161 3068918
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  • Dr. Tanja Knaus,

    1. Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester M1 7DN (UK), Fax: (+44) 0161 3068918
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  • Prof. Nigel S. Scrutton

    Corresponding author
    1. Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester M1 7DN (UK), Fax: (+44) 0161 3068918
    • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, 131 Princess Street, Manchester M1 7DN (UK), Fax: (+44) 0161 3068918

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Abstract

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Hydride source: Commercially viable biocatalytic reductions must overcome the cost barrier of NAD(P)H requirements. Developments in overcoming the “hydride problem” are discussed in this Highlight.

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