Biocatalysis: An Industrial Perspective
CHAPTER 7: EnzymeWorks: Recent Advances in Enzyme Engineering for Chemical Synthesis
Published:02 Nov 2017
Special Collection: 2017 ebook collectionSeries: Catalysis Series
K. K. Chan, J. Xin, X. Liang, L. Peng, B. Sun, and J. Tao, in Biocatalysis: An Industrial Perspective, ed. G. de Gonzalo and P. Domínguez de María, The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017, pp. 190-228.
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The biocatalyst market is anticipated to see high growth rates in many different areas and applications for the foreseeable future. This chapter provides insight into biocatalysis applications in the food & beverage industry, pharmaceutical industry and antibiotic industry. Recent advances, challenges, future perspectives and applications of UDP-glycosyltransferase, ketoreductase, cephalosporin C acylase and deacetoxycephalosporin C synthase are discussed in detail in order to give the reader insight into screening, enzyme engineering, biotransformation and scaling up processes for manufacturing.