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Biocatalysis in Asymmetric Synthesis

1st Edition - May 1, 2024

Editors: Gonzalo De Gonzalo, Andrés R. Alcántara

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 9 0 5 7 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 9 0 5 8 - 2

Biocatalysis in Asymmetric Synthesis, a new volume in the Foundations and Frontiers of Enzymology series, offers an applied discussion on synthesizing biological catalysts usi… Read more

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Biocatalysis in Asymmetric Synthesis, a new volume in the Foundations and Frontiers of Enzymology series, offers an applied discussion on synthesizing biological catalysts using asymmetric synthesis for varying applications. Here, global experts in the field analyze a wide variety of biocatalysts and their physical states, process conditions for their asymmetric synthesis, solvents required during synthesis, and even downstream procedures for the recovery of final products. The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach, merging fundamental biology and its synthetic applications across industries with a wide range of practical examples, from directed evolution to biotransformation and production of novel enzymes and non-conventional catalysts. Throughout the book, the impact and application of biocatalysis in sustainable processing is considered in-depth. This book will also help non-experts in biocatalysis to apply this knowledge in their own research, providing a thorough overview of the ways asymmetric biocatalytic approaches may be adapted for different disciplines and downstream products.