biocatalysis


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biocatalysis

The use of biological catalysts (e.g., enzymes) for chemical synthesis and transformation of organic compounds.
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Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations is an essential text offering validated biocatalyst methods for researchers and postgraduate students in industry and academia.
LibraGen, Toulouse, France, specializes in the development of innovative bioprocesses for molecule synthesis using biocatalysis for fine chemicals, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
Taiwan) present 34 papers describing recent research in biocatalysis and biotechnology, a field defined so as to include enzyme catalysis, biotransformation, fermentation, genetic engineering, and product recovery.
BioVerdant is a private, venture-backed company headquartered in San Diego, California with a corporate philosophy dedicated to green chemistry and a focus on Biocatalysis and Chemical Process Research and Development to provide cost effective and environmentally friendly solutions for drug manufacturing.
Taking the latest breakthroughs in genomics and proteomics into consideration, the present book discusses the modern application of biocatalysis in drug discovery, development and manufacturing.
Biocatalysis often affects natural flavors and colors less than nonenzymatic processes do.
It covers only those techniques directly relevant to laboratory-scale biotransformations or those that will help those unfamiliar with biocatalysis to engage with the relevant literature on subjects such as microbiology or protein purification.
A key focus will be to accelerate our new product development activities, with a particular emphasis on utilizing our chemistry, biocatalysis and formulation technology platforms.
They cover integrating renewable starting materials, sustainable reaction conditions, catalytic processes, and biomimetic methods and biocatalysis.
This book presents papers on agricultural biotechnology and bio-based industrial products, from the Third International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology, held at the National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan, in November 2007.
Leading experts in the field discuss new every aspect - from renewable materials to waste reduction, and from biocatalysis to solvent-free methods.