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Biotransformations in Organic Chemistry: A Textbook by Kurt Faber

By Kurt Faber

The use of biocatalysts, hired both as remoted enzymes or complete microbial cells, bargains a notable arsenal of hugely selective variations for cutting-edge artificial natural chemistry. during the last twenty years, this system has develop into an necessary device for uneven synthesis, not just on the educational point, but in addition on an commercial scale.

This well-established textbook on biocatalysis presents a foundation for undergraduate and graduate classes in glossy natural chemistry, in addition to a condensed creation into this box. After a easy creation into using biocatalysts—principles of stereoselective adjustments, enzyme homes and kinetics—the varieties of reactions are defined in line with the 'reaction principle', resembling hydrolysis, relief, oxidation, C–C bond formation, and so forth. exact recommendations, comparable to using enzymes in natural solvents, immobilization options and changed or synthetic enzymes, are handled in a separate part. a last bankruptcy bargains with thebasic ideas for the secure and useful dealing with of biocatalysts.

In this thoroughly revised sixth version, emphasis has been given to a much better didactic sort together with coloured pictures that allows you to facilitate a deeper realizing of the underlying ideas. New advancements, comparable to transamination, enzyme promiscuity and functions on business scale in the box of 'white biotechnology' are included.

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