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Title Biocatalysis for green chemistry and chemical process development [electronic resource] / edited by Junhua (Alex) Tao, Romas Kazlauskas.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2011.


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Description xii, 479 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview of biotechnology tools for green synthesis: enzymes, cells and their tunability by engineering -- How green can the industry become with biotechnology -- Emerging enzymes and their synthetic applications -- Reaction efficiencies and green chemistry metrics of biotransformations -- Application and case studies - pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals -- Biocatalytic routes to chiral intermediates for development of drugs -- Transglutaminase for protein drug modification: pegylation and beyond -- Microbial production of plant-derived pharmaceutical natural products through metabolic engineering: artemisinin and beyond -- Toward greener therapeutic proteins -- Application and case studies ? flavor & fragrance, agrochemicals and fine chemicals -- Opportunities for biocatalysis in the flavor, fragrance and cosmetic industry -- Application of biocatalysis in the agrochemical industry -- Green production of fine chemicals by isolated enzymes -- Whole cell production of fine chemicals and intermediates -- Application and case studies ? polymers and renewable chemicals -- Green chemistry for the production of biodegradable, biorenewable, biocompatible polymers -- Enzymatic degradation of lignocellulosic biomass -- Bioconversion of renewables-plant oils -- Microbial bioprocesses for industrial scale chemical production.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Environmental chemistry -- Industrial applications.
Enzymes -- Biotechnology.
Green technology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Tao, Junhua.
Kazlauskas, R. J. (Romas J.), 1956-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780470437780 (cloth)
9781118028308 (oBook)
9781118028285 (ePDF)
9781118028292 (ePub)
9781118028285 (e-book)

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