Biocatalysts and Enzyme Technology

Author: Klaus Buchholz,Volker Kasche,Uwe Theo Bornscheuer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527672001

Category: Science

Page: 626

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This second edition of a bestselling textbook offers an instructive and comprehensive overview of our current knowledge of biocatalysis and enzyme technology. The book now contains about 40% more printed content. Three chapters are completely new, while the others have been thoroughly updated, and a section with problems and solutions as well as new case studies have been added. Following an introduction to the history of enzyme applications, the text goes on to cover in depth enzyme mechanisms and kinetics, production, recovery, characterization and design by protein engineering. The authors treat a broad range of applications of soluble and immobilized biocatalysts, including wholecell systems, the use of non-aqueous reaction systems, applications in organic synthesis, bioreactor design and reaction engineering. Methods to estimate the sustainability, important internet resources and their evaluation, and legislation concerning the use of biocatalysts are also covered.

Enzyme Technologies

Metagenomics, Evolution, Biocatalysis and Biosynthesis

Author: Wu-Kuang Yeh,Hsiu-Chiung Yang,James R. McCarthy

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 1118125037

Category: Science

Page: 388

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An authoritative review of the latest developments in thechemical biology of enzymes In the first decade of the twenty-first century, enzymes andtheir multiple applications have played a critical role in thediscovery and development of many new therapeutic agents.This bookis a coordinated compilation of research expertise and currentopinion uniquely focused on enzymes and their properties andapplications. Compiled by editors with a combined pharmaceutical experience ofover sixty years, the text provides in-depth reviews of recentdevelopments in selective topics on biosynthesis, biocatalysis, andchemical biology of enzymes as it applies to drug discovery,development, and manufacture. The first in a multi-part series on enzymes, this volumefeatures three sections: New Approaches to Find and Modify Enzymes describes the emergingfield of metagenomics, presents the practical applications ofdirected evolution to enzymes and pathways, and explores approachesfor the discovery and design of biocatalysts Biocatalytic Applications reviews specific applications ofdifferent reactions in producing active pharmaceutical ingredientsand surveys recent developments employing enzymes in organicsynthesis Biosynthetic Applications goes over successful drug discoveriesand developments by combinatorial biosynthesis and reviews theapplication of combinatorial biosynthesis among multiple compatiblehosts These timely discussions, which cover everything from chemicalbiology of enzymes, to the redesign of binding and catalyticspecificities of enzymes, make this volume a valuable tool forkeeping up to date. As such, it is an important read forresearchers, students, and professors in the study ofbiotechnology, life sciences, biochemistry, enzymology, medicinalchemistry, and natural products.

Immobilisierte Biokatalysatoren

Eine Einführung

Author: Winfried Hartmeier

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662078627

Category: Science

Page: 206

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Obwohl oder gerade weil eine kaum mehr überschaubare Zahl von Publi kationen auf dem Gebiet der Immobilisierung von Biokatalysatoren existiert, ist es für den Anfänger, der einen Einstieg sucht, auf diesem Gebiet oft schwer, geeignete Informationen aus der Flut von Originalarbeiten herauszufinden. Einige gute, fast immer aber eng lischsprachige Monographien sind entweder außerordentlich umfang reich und teuer, oder sie behandeln nur ausgewählte Teilaspekte der Immobilisierung. Dem will die vorliegende Einführung abhelfen. Sie soll dem Leser zu einem raschen Überblick verhelfen und ihm den inzwischen abgesicherten Kenntnisstand nach Art eines kurzen Lehr buches vermitteln. Das Buch ist aus Erfahrungen in Vorlesungen, Praktika und Kursen entstanden. Es soll sich maßgeblich an Lernende wenden, auch wenn "Immobilisierte Biokatalysatoren" bisher noch nicht zum Stan dardrepertoire der Lehre an deutschen Universitäten und Fachhoch schulen gehören. Es ist jedoch die Oberzeugung des Autors, daß sich dies in den kommenden Jahren mit der wachsenden Bedeutung dieses Gebietes und mit der allgemeinen Etablierung der Biotechnologie an den Hochschulen ändern wird. Ober den Kreis der Studenten und Dozen ten hinaus wendet sich die Einführung aber auch an die vielen Natur wissenschaftler und Techniker der industriellen Praxis, die sich mit immobilisierten Biokatalysatoren befassen und sich dazu ein ent sprechendes Grundwissen aneignen wollen.

Enzyme

Struktur, Kinetik und Anwendungen

Author: Hans Bisswanger

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527695850

Category: Science

Page: 308

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Hans Bisswanger präsentiert eine zugängliche Einführung in ein Gebiet, das zu den traditionellen Angstfächern der Studenten der Naturwissenschaften gehört. Kein anderes Buch bietet eine leichter verständliche Einführung in die Enzymkinetik und die verschiedenen Enzymfamilien.

Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes

Production, Biocatalysis and Industrial Applications

Author: Goutam Brahmachari

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128037466

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes: Production, Biocatalysis and Industrial Applications provides a complete survey of the latest innovations on microbial enzymes, highlighting biotechnological advances in their production and purification along with information on successful applications as biocatalysts in several chemical and industrial processes under mild and green conditions. Applications of microbial enzymes in food, feed, and pharmaceutical industries are given particular emphasis. The application of recombinant DNA technology within industrial fermentation and the production of enzymes over the last 20 years have produced a host of useful chemical and biochemical substances. The power of these technologies results in novel transformations, better enzymes, a wide variety of applications, and the unprecedented development of biocatalysts through the ongoing integration of molecular biology methodology, all of which is covered insightfully and in-depth within the book. Features research on microbial enzymes from basic science through application in multiple industry sectors for a comprehensive approach Includes information on metabolic pathway engineering, metagenomic screening, microbial genomes, extremophiles, rational design, directed evolution, and more Provides a holistic approach to the research of microbial enzymes

Enzyme Biocatalysis

Principles and Applications

Author: Andrés Illanes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402083610

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 392

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This book was written with the purpose of providing a sound basis for the design of enzymatic reactions based on kinetic principles, but also to give an updated vision of the potentials and limitations of biocatalysis, especially with respect to recent app- cations in processes of organic synthesis. The ?rst ?ve chapters are structured in the form of a textbook, going from the basic principles of enzyme structure and fu- tion to reactor design for homogeneous systems with soluble enzymes and hete- geneous systems with immobilized enzymes. The last chapter of the book is divided into six sections that represent illustrative case studies of biocatalytic processes of industrial relevance or potential, written by experts in the respective ?elds. We sincerely hope that this book will represent an element in the toolbox of gr- uate students in applied biology and chemical and biochemical engineering and also of undergraduate students with formal training in organic chemistry, biochemistry, thermodynamics and chemical reaction kinetics. Beyond that, the book pretends also to illustrate the potential of biocatalytic processes with case studies in the ?eld of organic synthesis, which we hope will be of interest for the academia and prof- sionals involved in R&D&I. If some of our young readers are encouraged to engage or persevere in their work in biocatalysis this will certainly be our more precious reward.

Enzyme Technologies

Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent

Author: Hsiu-Chiung Yang,Wu-Kuang Yeh,J. R. McCarthy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118739892

Category: Science

Page: 356

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Sets the stage for advances in drug discovery using thelatest enzyme technology Reviewing new and emerging applications of enzyme technology indrug discovery, this book highlights some of the most promisingareas of pharmaceutical and biotechnology research. It coversenzyme assay technology, utilization of enzymology for prodrugdesign, and the application of enzymes as therapeutic agents.Expert reviews highlight how our latest understanding of enzymologyis used to develop new practical applications in drug discovery anddesign. Filled with case studies, Enzyme Technologies: PluripotentPlayers in Discovering Therapeutic Agents enables readers tobetter understand the diverse functions of enzymes and masterspecific applications in drug discovery research. In addition tosmall molecule drug discovery, the book explores new developmentsin enzymes as therapeutic agents for genetic disorders. Section A, Enzymes – Essential Workhorses inPharmaceutical Research, offers support in selecting the bestenzyme targets for drug discovery, designing enzyme inhibitors fortherapeutic agents, and evaluating selective enzymeinhibitors. Section B, Enzymes – Indispensable Tools for ImprovingDruggability, sets forth the principles alongside real-worldexamples of exploiting specific properties of enzymes to designsuccessful prodrugs. Section C, Enzymes – Powerful Weapons for CorrectingNature's Errors, provides new insights on applying enzymes astherapeutic agents or diagnostic tools to treat geneticdisorders. Chapters are contributed by leading experts from around theworld. Their contributions are based on a thorough review of thecurrent literature as well as their own research. Reviewing our latest understanding of the nature of enzymes andtheir role in drug discovery, this book is recommended forresearchers in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology as well as forresearchers in enzymology, biochemistry, molecular biology, andmedicinal chemistry.

Biocatalysis for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Discovery, Development, and Manufacturing

Author: Junhua (Alex) Tao,Guo-Qiang Lin,Andreas Liese

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470823151

Category: Science

Page: 250

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Biocatalysis is rapidly evolving into a key technology for the discovery and production of chemicals, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, where high yielding chemo-, regio-, and enantioselective reactions are critical. Taking the latest breakthroughs in genomics and proteomics into consideration, Biocatalysis for the Pharmaceutical Industry concisely yet comprehensively discusses the modern application of biocatalysis to drug discovery, development, and manufacturing. Written by a team of leading experts, the book offers deep insight into this cutting edge field. Covers a wide range of topics in a systematic manner with an emphasis on industrial applications Provides a thorough introduction to the latest biocatalysts, modern expression hosts, state-of-the-art directed evolution, high throughput screening, and bioprocess engineering Addresses frontier subjects such as emerging enzymes, metabolite profiling, combinatorial biosynthesis, metabolic engineering, and autonomous enzymes for the synthesis and development of chiral molecules, drug metabolites, and semi-synthetic medicinal compounds and natural product analogs Highlights the impact of biocatalysis on green chemistry Contains numerous graphics to illustrate concepts and techniques Biocatalysis for the Pharmaceutical Industry is an essential resource for scientists, engineers, and R&D policy makers in the fine chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries. It is also an invaluable tool for academic researchers and advanced students of organic and materials synthesis, chemical biology, and medicinal chemistry.

Enzyme Kinetics: Catalysis and Control

A Reference of Theory and Best-Practice Methods

Author: Daniel L. Purich

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0123809258

Category: Science

Page: 920

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Far more than a comprehensive treatise on initial-rate and fast-reaction kinetics, this one-of-a-kind desk reference places enzyme science in the fuller context of the organic, inorganic, and physical chemical processes occurring within enzyme active sites. Drawing on 2600 references, Enzyme Kinetics: Catalysis & Control develops all the kinetic tools needed to define enzyme catalysis, spanning the entire spectrum (from the basics of chemical kinetics and practical advice on rate measurement, to the very latest work on single-molecule kinetics and mechanoenzyme force generation), while also focusing on the persuasive power of kinetic isotope effects, the design of high-potency drugs, and the behavior of regulatory enzymes. Historical analysis of kinetic principles including advanced enzyme science Provides both theoretical and practical measurements tools Coverage of single molecular kinetics Examination of force generation mechanisms Discussion of organic and inorganic enzyme reactions

Biogas Production

Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

Author: Ackmez Mudhoo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111806285X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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"This book highlights the recent advances in the pretreatment and value addition of lignocellulosic wastes and other biomass forms"--

Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations 2

Author: John Whittall,Peter W. Sutton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118307860

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

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Biocatalysts are increasingly used by chemists engaged in finechemical synthesis within both industry and academia. Today, thereexists a huge choice of high-tech enzymes and whole cellbiocatalysts, which add enormously to the repertoire of syntheticpossibilities. Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations2 is a "how-to" guide that focuses on the practicalapplications of enzymes and strains of microorganisms that arereadily obtained or derived from culture collections. The sourcesof starting materials and reagents, hints, tips and safety advice(where appropriate) are given to ensure, as far as possible, thatthe procedures are reproducible. Comparisons to alternativemethodology are given and relevant references to the primaryliterature are cited. This second volume – which can be usedon its own or in combination with the first volume - concentrateson new applications and new enzyme families reported since thefirst volume. Contents include: introduction to recent developments and future needs inbiocatalysts and synthetic biology in industry reductive amination enoate reductases for reduction of electron deficientalkenes industrial carbonyl reduction regio- and stereo- selective hydroxylation oxidation of alcohols selective oxidation industrial hydrolases and related enzymes transferases for alkylation, glycosylation andphosphorylation C-C bond formation and decarboxylation halogenation/dehalogenation/heteroatom oxidation tandem and sequential multi-enzymatic syntheses Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations2 is an essential collection of biocatalytic methods forchemical synthesis which will find a place on the bookshelves ofsynthetic organic chemists, pharmaceutical chemists, and processR&D chemists in industry and academia.

Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations 3

Author: John Whittall,Peter W. Sutton,Wolfgang Kroutil

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118696298

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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Biocatalysts are increasingly used by chemists engaged in fine chemical synthesis within both industry and academia. Today, there exists a huge choice of high-tech enzymes and whole cell biocatalysts, which add enormously to the repertoire of synthetic possibilities. Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations 3 will be a companion book to Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations (2009) and Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations 2 (2012). Following the successful format of the two volumes, it will be a “how-to” guide focusing on commercially available enzymes and strains of microorganisms that are readily obtained from culture collections. The source of starting materials and reagents, hints, tips and safety advice (where appropriate) will be given to ensure, as far as possible, that the procedures are reproducible. Comparisons to alternative methodology will be given and relevant references to the primary literature will be cited. Contents include: Biotransformation Process Technology Industrial Biooxidation Hydrolase catalysed hydrolysis/synthesis Reduction Oxidation Halogenation Transferase catalysed glycosylation, methylation, etc C-C bond formation Tandem Biocatalytic Reactions Practical Methods for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations, Volume 3 is an essential collection of validated biocatalytic methods which will find a place on the bookshelves of synthetic organic chemists, pharmaceutical chemists, and process R&D chemists in industry and academia.

Hydrolases in Organic Synthesis

Regio- and Stereoselective Biotransformations

Author: Uwe Theo Bornscheuer,Romas Joseph Kazlauskas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527607129

Category: Science

Page: 368

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From reviews to the first edtion: "Bornscheuer and Kazlauskas have set out, and succeeded, in producing a definitive manual on hydrolytic enzymes (especially lipases, esterases, and proteases) for organic chemists. This is quite simply the best book of its type and can be unreservedly recommended to organic chemists who have an interest in using hydrolytic enzymes in synthesis." (Nicholas J. Turner, University of Edinburgh) "The book is an indispensable source of information on the use of hydrolases in organic synthesis. The subject matter is very well set out, and the chapters are clearly written and presented from a critical viewpoint. Bornscheuer and Kazlauskas have succeeded admirably in describing the capabilities and limitations of the use of hydrolytic enzymes and in critically evaluating them. No library should be without the book." (Fritz Theil, WITEGA Angewandte Werkstoff-Forschung GmbH, Berlin) The second edition of this extremely successful and well-proven book presents recent developments in the use of hydrolases for organic synthesis, reflecting in particular the enormous progress made in enzyme discovery and optimization with a new chapter on "Protein Sources and Optimization of Biocatalyst Performance". The renowned authors survey the stereoselective reactions of hydrolases, especially lipases, esterases and proteases, giving researchers an overview of what has worked in the past so that they can judge how to solve their own synthetic problems. In total, the book contains over one thousand chemical structures, rounded off by some 1,800 invaluable references.

Enzyme Technologies for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnological Applications

Author: Herbert A Kirst,Wu-Kuang Yeh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420002348

Category: Science

Page: 624

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A review of enzyme function in human and animal health, this book covers basic principles and applications in antibiotic biosynthesis, biocatalysis, and screening and assay optimization, as well as new and emerging technologies in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industries. It offers real-world examples of timely laboratory, pharmaceutical and manufacturing processes, including large-scale applications of enzyme manipulations.

Fundamentals of Food Biotechnology

Author: Byong H. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118384954

Category: Science

Page: 544

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Food biotechnology is the application of modern biotechnological techniques to the manufacture and processing of food, for example through fermentation of food (which is the oldest biotechnological process) and food additives, as well as plant and animal cell cultures. New developments in fermentation and enzyme technological processes, molecular thermodynamics, genetic engineering, protein engineering, metabolic engineering, bioengineering, and processes involving monoclonal antibodies, nanobiotechnology and quorum sensing have introduced exciting new dimensions to food biotechnology, a burgeoning field that transcends many scientific disciplines. Fundamentals of Food Biotechnology, 2nd edition is based on the author's 25 years of experience teaching on a food biotechnology course at McGill University in Canada. The book will appeal to professional food scientists as well as graduate and advanced undergraduate students by addressing the latest exciting food biotechnology research in areas such as genetically modified foods (GMOs), bioenergy, bioplastics, functional foods/nutraceuticals, nanobiotechnology, quorum sensing and quenching. In addition, cloning techniques for bacterial and yeast enzymes are included in a "New Trends and Tools" section and selected references, questions and answers appear at the end of each chapter. This new edition has been comprehensively rewritten and restructured to reflect the new technologies, products and trends that have emerged since the original book. Many new aspects highlight the short and longer term commercial potential of food biotechnology.

Enzyme Technology

Author: Ashok Pandey,Colin Webb,Carlos Ricardo Soccol,Christian Larroche

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387292946

Category: Medical

Page: 742

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This book is a unique resource for state-of-the-art research findings on biotechnological enzyme innovations. It provides a great deal of information on the potential of enzymes for commercial exploitation. The book includes photographs, figures, and tables.

Technological Applications of Biocatalysts

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 378

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This book builds upon a knowledge of the properties of enzymes and shows how these important catalysts can be used in industry. The central theme demonstrates how proteins, especially enzymes and immunoglobins can be isolated, characterised and produced on a large scale. Specific examples are given and both practical and theoretical aspects are examined. Applications for a wide range of metabolites are described with particular emphasis on the design, performance and production of biosensors. * Step-by-step logical development * Student centered learning style * Texts planned by both industry and academia The need for a cost effective training scheme for new and existing staff at all levels has been met by the University of Greenwich (formerly Thames Polytechnic) and the Open University of the Netherlands. As part of the European Community Education and Technology Training initiative (COMETT) and in conjunction with a number of other leading UK and European universities, they are developing BIOTOL, a training scheme in biotechnology using open learning materials, which will provide tailor-made courses, flexible in content, pace and place. 'This is a particularly useful learning resource for people wanting to broaden their knowledge in biotechnology either informally or by extending their formal education in MScs and similar courses.' - Journal of Chemical Tech & Biotechnology, July 1995

Biochemical Engineering

A Textbook for Engineers, Chemists and Biologists

Author: Shigeo Katoh,Jun-ichi Horiuchi,Fumitake Yoshida

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527685014

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 328

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Completely revised, updated, and enlarged, this second edition now contains a subchapter on biorecognition assays, plus a chapter on bioprocess control added by the new co-author Jun-ichi Horiuchi, who is one of the leading experts in the field. The central theme of the textbook remains the application of chemical engineering principles to biological processes in general, demonstrating how a chemical engineer would address and solve problems. To create a logical and clear structure, the book is divided into three parts. The first deals with the basic concepts and principles of chemical engineering and can be read by those students with no prior knowledge of chemical engineering. The second part focuses on process aspects, such as heat and mass transfer, bioreactors, and separation methods. Finally, the third section describes practical aspects, including medical device production, downstream operations, and fermenter engineering. More than 40 exemplary solved exercises facilitate understanding of the complex engineering background, while self-study is supported by the inclusion of over 80 exercises at the end of each chapter, which are supplemented by the corresponding solutions. An excellent, comprehensive introduction to the principles of biochemical engineering.