Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Micro-Organisms by Stanley M. Roberts
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Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Micro-Organisms
By Stanley M. Roberts

Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Micro-Organisms


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Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Micro-Organisms by Stanley M. Roberts

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This is an introductory text intended to give the non-specialist a comprehensive insight into the science of biotransformations. The book traces the history of biotransformations, clearly spells out the pros and cons of conducting enzyme-mediated versus whole-cell bioconversions, and gives a variety of examples wherein the bio-reaction is a key element in a reaction sequence leading from cheap starting materials to valuable end-products (such as pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, fragrances and flavours). Biotransformations involving the hydrolysis of esters, amides and nitriles, the synthesis of esters and amides, reduction and oxidation reactions and carbon-carbon bond-forming systems are discussed. The book finishes with a discussion of some industrially important large-scale bioconversions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521436854
ISBN-10: 0521436850
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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