biocatalyst

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biocatalyst

[‚bī·ō′kad·əl·ist]
(biochemistry)
A biochemical catalyst, especially an enzyme.
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Pharmaceutical scientists developing a drug with a biocatalytic route often start with an existing enzyme.
A sequential transformation of 1,3-propanediol formed via a biocatalytic fermentation by a catalyst integrated within the same reactor system.
Siloxane-Based Biocatalytic Films and Paints for Use as Reactive Coatings," Biotechnol.
An understanding of the interface between biological systems and nanomaterials should enable design features to be used to control the exposure, bioavailability, and biocatalytic activities.
This need has resulted in process chemists utilizing their skills at the interface of chemistry and biology, and embracing biocatalysts and biocatalytic processes in organic synthesis.
Reductases are a popular biocatalytic tool for organic chemists due to their ability to reduce ketones into stereospecific alcohols.
5] Lorenz P, Liebeton K, Niehaus F, Eck J (2002) Screening for novel enzymes for biocatalytic processes: accessing the metagenome as a resource of novel functional sequence space.
Using these capabilities, to rapidly screen a wide variety of catalysts, speeds up feasibility studies for chemocatalytic and biocatalytic steps, the company said.
UK) provide postgraduate students and researchers in academia and industry with sufficient information to be able to select an appropriate biocatalytic or biotransformation method to carry out a desired biotransformation.
We have shown that careful selection of the biocatalyst can lead to bioadditives that retain activity after incorporation in commercial coatings, thus providing coatings that exhibit oil-resistance not through physical properties, but through its biocatalytic properties.
Measuring Sustaining and Integration into Strategic Decision Making;"Gilles Pauly, Charlotte D'Erceville, Florence Henry and Patrice Lago, Cognis France (Laboratories Serobiologiques),"Beyond Sustainability: A PioneeringTripartite Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility;" Paula Lennon, Gattefosse France, "Improved Sensorial Performance in Natural Formulations Using Polyglycerol Modified Plant Waxes;" and Oliver Thum, Evonik Goldschmidt, "Process Innovations for Sustainable Biocatalytic Esterification.