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Chapter 2

Exploiting Natural Diversity for Industrial Enzymatic Applications

This chapter describes modern search and discovery tools for the identification of novel and useful enzymes from nature. Of importance are the strategies to develop efficient biocatalysts, from their initial discovery to their application in large-scale processes. Aldoxime dehydratase from bacterial sources is also introduced, and its discovery, characteristics, and use in the synthesis of optically active nitriles are presented.

Publication details


Print publication date
31 May 2018
Copyright year
2018
Print ISBN
978-1-78262-726-5
PDF eISBN
978-1-78801-045-0
ePub eISBN
978-1-78801-453-3
From the book series:
Catalysis Series