Download e-book for kindle: Biocatalysis:Biochemical Fundamentals and Applications by Peter Grunwald

By Peter Grunwald

ISBN-10: 1860947441

ISBN-13: 9781860947445

ISBN-10: 1860947719

ISBN-13: 9781860947711

The booklet covers the basics of the sphere of biocatalysis that aren't handled in such aspect (or even in no way) in present biocatalysis books or biochemistry textbooks. It in fact doesn't replacement latest biochemistry textbooks yet will serve an appropriate complement because it discusses biochemical basics in reference to the respective topics.

With specialise in the interdisciplinary nature of biocatalysis, the booklet comprises many points of basic natural chemistry and a few of inorganic chemistry to boot, which should still make it attention-grabbing not just for biochemistry but additionally for chemistry scholars. an incredible subject matter being emphasised within the ebook is that utilized biocatalysis is among the major necessities for a sustainable development.

The issues coated levels from easy enzyme chemistry (biosynthesis, constitution, houses, interplay forces, kinetics) to a close description of catalytic mechanisms. It covers the basics of the various enzyme sessions including their purposes in local and in immobilized nation or within the type of entire cells in aqueous in addition to non-conventional media. issues corresponding to catalytic antibodies, nucleic acid catalysts, non-ribosomal peptide synthesis, evolutionary equipment, and the layout of cells also are included.


  • Introduction
  • History of Biocatalysis
  • Classification of Enzymes
  • Non-protein teams in Biocatalysis
  • Introduction into Kinetics
  • Enzyme Kinetics
  • Mechanisms in Enzymatic Catalysis and Enzyme Models
  • Synthesis of Peptide Antibiotics
  • Immobilization Biocatalysts
  • Structure, functionality, and alertness of Enzymes
  • Enzymes in Non-conventional Media
  • Methods to enhance Biocatalysts
  • Metabolic Pathway Engineering
  • Catalytic Antibodies
  • Nucleic Acids as Catalysts
  • Use of Enzymes in Industry
  • White Biotechnology

Readership: Advanced undergraduate and graduate scholars in biology, chemistry, biochemistry and drugs. Biochemists, biologists and chemists.

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