Biocatalysis

Author: Peter Grunwald
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 1848168217
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The book covers the fundamentals of the field of biocatalysis that are not treated in such detail (or even not at all) in existing biocatalysis books or biochemistry textbooks. It of course does not substitute existing biochemistry textbooks but will serve a suitable supplement as it discusses biochemical fundamentals in connection with the respective topics. With focus on the interdisciplinary nature of biocatalysis, the book contains many aspects of fundamental organic chemistry and some of inorganic chemistry as well, which should make it interesting not only for biochemistry but also for chemistry students. An important theme being emphasized in the book is that applied biocatalysis is one of the main prerequisites for a sustainable development. The topics covered ranges from basic enzyme chemistry (biosynthesis, structure, properties, interaction forces, kinetics) to a detailed description of catalytic mechanisms. It covers the fundamentals of the different enzyme classes together with their applications in native and in immobilized state or in the form of whole cells in aqueous as well as non-conventional media. Topics such as catalytic antibodies, nucleic acid catalysts, non-ribosomal peptide synthesis, evolutionary methods, and the design of cells are also included.

Concepts In Biotechnology

Author: Klaus Buchholz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527691111
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Adopting a unique approach, this novel textbook integrates science and business for an inside view on the biotech industry. Peering behind the scenes, it provides a thorough analysis of the foundations of the present day industry for students and professionals alike: its history, its tools and processes, its markets and products. The authors, themselves close witnesses of the emergence of modern biotechnology from its very beginnings in the 1980s, clearly separate facts from fiction, looking behind the exaggerated claims made by start-up companies trying to attract investors. Essential reading for every student and junior researcher looking for a career in the biotech sector.

Bioreaction Engineering Fundamentals Thermodynamics Formal Kinetics Idealized Reactor Types And Operation Modes

Author: Karl Sch?gerl
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Bioreaction Engineering Reactions Involving Microorganisms and Cells Volume 1 Fundamentals, Thermodynamics, Formal kinetics, Idealized reactor types and Operation modes Karl Schügerl, Professor of Technical Chemistry, Institut für Technische Chemie, Universität Hannover, West Germany This book is designed to provide a basic introduction to the principles of bioreactors, their operating parameters, and their dynamic behaviour under different conditions. The following topics are covered: Introduction Principles Modus operandi of bioreactors Idealized types Formal kinetics of cell growth and product formation in idealized reactors Operation modes in stirred reactors The book will be valuable to both process and control engineers in the fermentation industry and to researchers and lecturers in biotechnology departments of universities.

Green Chemistry For Environmental Remediation

Author: Rashmi Sanghi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111828772X
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The book presents an in depth review from eminent industry practitioners and researchers of the emerging green face of multidimensional environmental chemistry. Topics such as green chemistry in industry, green energy: solar photons to fuels, green nanotechnology and sustainability, and green chemistry modeling address a wide array of iusses encouraging the use of economical ecofriendly benign technologies, which not only improve the yield, but also illustrates the concept of zero waste, a subject of interest to both chemists and environmentalists alike.

Die Biotechnologie Industrie

Author: Julia Schüler
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662471604
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Dieses Kompendium zur Biotechnologie-Industrie bietet eine fundierte Einführung und Übersicht zu einer Zukunfts- und Schlüsselbranche. Es informiert über die dahinter stehende Biotechnologie, beleuchtet Entstehung und Rahmenbedingungen der Industrie und stellt umfangreiches sowie aktuelles Zahlenmaterial zum Nachschlagen bereit. Neben der Analyse der US-Biotech-Industrie liegt ein besonderer Fokus auf der Situation in Deutschland. Das Buch ist als Einführungs-, Übersichts- und Nachschlagewerk für alle zu empfehlen, die einen fundierten Einblick in die Biotechnologie-Industrie erhalten möchten, wie z.B. Investoren, branchenfremde Unternehmer, Journalisten, Politiker und andere Interessierte. Für Branchenkenner bietet es eine Zusammenstellung aktueller Trends und Daten.