biocatalyst


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biocatalyst

[‚bī·ō′kad·əl·ist]
(biochemistry)
A biochemical catalyst, especially an enzyme.
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Biocatalysts are unsurpassable when it comes to selectivity and distinguishing between subtle differences within a molecule.
This also allows the re-use of the biocatalyst with a nominal wash-out rate.
Conservative thinking" is a term used to describe the lack of knowledge of biocatalysts among managerial staff at companies, including a lack of familiarity with the existing chemicals and process, and the lack of suppliers and advertising of biocatalysts in the mills.
This growth will be fueled by the commercialization of novel, high-value enzymes designed for specific applications such as biocatalysts, pharmaceuticals and other fast growth markets.
The effect of pH on enzymatic activity of the free lipase and of the immobilized biocatalyst was determined with olive oil hydrolysis reaction by varying the buffers as follows: sodium acetate buffer 0.
In this example we need to make sure that the fatty acid starting materials would be a perfect match for the biocatalysts that we discovered and developed in our laboratories," he added.
The biocatalyst was initially developed for the company by a Contract Research Organisation, that did not have sufficient capacity or logistics to supply this enzyme on a routine basis.
As the biocatalyst of choice, the researchers selected various pyranose oxidoreductases--fungal enzymes that oxidize a wide number of sugars specifically at the C-2 position.
The solid can be a biocatalyst and the organic phase is a liquid comprising carbon, such as petroleum.
75m base of Biocatalyst - a manufacturer of enzymes for the food industry - where he was met by staff and given a presentation about the company.
Intrexon's biocatalyst approach to GTL bioconversion reduces energy use, production costs and waste while producing a single high value product.