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.

Dextran Bibliography

Author: Allene Jeanes
Publisher:
ISBN:
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The literature on dextran is so vast that complete coverage is not practical. The topics covered most thoroughly are those related to NRRC research and interests to which research and products have contributed.

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
ISBN:
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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.

Enzymes In Industry

Author: Wolfgang Aehle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527617108
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Leading experts from all over the world present an overview of the use of enzymes in industry for: - the production of bulk products, such as glucose, or fructose - food processing and food analysis - laundry and automatic dishwashing detergents - the textile, pulp and paper and animal feed industries - clinical diagnosis and therapy - genetic engineering. The book also covers identification methods of new enzymes and the optimization of known ones, as well as the regulatory aspects for their use in industrial applications. Up to date and wide in scope, this is a chance for non-specialists to acquaint themselves with this rapidly growing field. '...The quality...is so great that there is no hesitation in recommending it as ideal reading for any student requiring an introduction to enzymes. ...Enzymes in Industry - should command a place in any library, industrial or academic, where it will be frequently used.' The Genetic Engineer and Biotechnologist 'Enzymes in Industry' is an excellent introduction into the field of applied enzymology for the reader who is not familiar with the subject. ... offers a broad overview of the use of enzymes in industrial applications. It is up-to-date and remarkable easy to read, despite the fact that almost 50 different authors contributed. The scientist involved in enzyme work should have this book in his or her library. But it will also be of great value to the marketing expert interested in the present use of enzymes and their future in food and nonfood applications.' Angewandte Chemie 'This book should be available to all of those working with, or aspiring to work with, enzymes. In particular academics should use this volume as a source book to ensure that their 'new' projects will not 'reinvent the wheel'.' Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Routledge German Dictionary Of Chemistry And Chemical Technology Worterbuch Chemie Und Chemische Technik

Author: Technische Universitat Dreden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136762302
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Both volumes of this dictionary consists of some 63,000 and over 100,000 translations from all the main areas of chemistry and chemical technology including: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chromatography, Colour, Inorganic Chemistry, Laboratory techniques, Metallurgy & Treatment, Organic chemistry, Physical chemistry, Plastics, Process engineering, Spectroscopy and Industrial Chemistry.