By Ching T. Hou

formerly, no entire guide on commercial biocatalysis has been to be had. Soliciting chapters on nearly each element of biocatalysis from overseas specialists such a lot actively getting to know the sector, the guide of commercial Biocatalysis fills this desire.

The instruction manual is split into 3 sections in keeping with kinds of substrates. the 1st part describes the most recent biotechnology and bioprocesses for generating business items from hydrophobic substrates resembling oils and fat. The dialogue of biocatalysis covers unmarried and a number of catalytic reactions desirous about the production of goods in addition to molecular manipulation of enzymes and product restoration. the goods comprise fit foodstuff, dietary vitamins, nutraceuticals, area of expertise chemical compounds, surfactants, biopolymers, and antimicrobial brokers. the second one part covers the construction of value-added items from carbohydrate substrates. The scope of this part comprises ethanol creation, oligosaccharides and glycosides, usage of hemicelluloses, and carbohydrate-active enzymes. The 3rd part is devoted to different capability commercial functions corresponding to bioelectrocatalysis for synthesizing chemical substances, fuels, and new medications. The authors discover novel foodstuff supply structures, eco-friendly chemistry, and the commercial functions of extremophiles.

The organizer of numerous annual world wide symposia on biocatalysis, editor Ching T. Hou has compiled a cornerstone reference for scientists in educational, commercial, and executive study institutes, in addition to for graduate-level scholars fascinated by biosciences, chemical engineering, biotechnology, microbiology, oil and colloid chemistry, and nutrients chemistry.

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