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By Kurt Faber

Using biocatalysts, hired both as remoted enzymes or entire cells, deals a impressive arsenal of hugely selective changes for contemporary preparative natural chemistry. over the past decade, this system has now quite often been accredited as a complementary way to the already current instruments. this primary textbook on biocatalysis offers a foundation for undergraduate and graduate classes in biocatalysis, in addition to a condensed creation into this box. After a simple creation into using biocatalysts - rules of stereoselective differences, kinetics, enzyme nomenclature and dealing with, the different sorts of reactions are defined in line with the "reaction principle". in response to the good fortune of the second variation the tutorial personality of the textual content has been additional bolstered.

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Indicates the nature of the co-substrate. is the individual enzyme number. 4, enzymes have been classified into six categories according to the type of reaction they can catalyze. On a first glimpse it would be advantageous to keep this classification throughout this book, since organic chemists are used to think in reaction principles. Unfortunately, this does not work in practice for the following reasons: The importance of practical applications for organic synthesis is not at all evenly distributed amongst the different enzyme classes, as may be seen from the 'utility' column shown below (compare Chapter 4).

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