Enzymatic Polymerizations

Enzymatic Polymerizations

1st Edition - October 14, 2019

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  • Editors: Nico Bruns, Katja Loos
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128170960
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128170953

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Enzymatic Polymerizations, Volume 627 in the Methods in Enzymology series, continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field.

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  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Methods in Enzymology series
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Biochemists, biophysicists, molecular biologists, analytical chemists, and physiologists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Enzymatic polymerization to polyesters in nonaqueous solvents
    Hua Zhao
    2. Integrating computational and experimental methods for efficient biocatalytic synthesis of polyesters
    Alessandro Pellis and Lucia Gardossi
    3. Multiple grafting to enzymatically synthesized polyesters
    Muhammad Humayun Bilal, Razan Alaneed, Jonas Steiner, Karsten Mäder, Markus Pietzsch and Jörg Kressler
    4. Tailored biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoates in chemostat cultures
    Véronique Amstutz, Nils Hanik, Julien Pott, Camila Utsunomia and Manfred Zinn
    5. Biocatalytic synthesis of polylactate and its copolymers by engineered microorganisms
    So Young Choi, In Jin Cho, Youngjoon Lee, Seongjin Park and Sang Yup Lee
    6. Enzymatic synthesis and modification of high molecular weight DNA using terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase
    Sonal Deshpande, Yunqi Yang, Ashutosh Chilkoti and Stefan Zauscher
    7. Enzymatic synthesis of functional amylosic materials and amylose analog polysaccharides
    Jun-ichi Kadokawa
    8. Synthesis of glycomonomers via biocatalytic methods
    Azis Adharis and Katja Loos
    9. Enzyme-initiated free radical polymerizations of vinyl monomers using horseradish peroxidase
    Kyle J. Rodriguez, Michela M. Pellizzoni, Robert J. Chadwick, Chao Guo and Nico Bruns
    10. Biocatalytic ATRP in solution and on surfaces
    Kyle. J. Rodriguez, Michela M. Pellizzoni, Mohammad Divandari, Edmondo M. Benetti and Nico Bruns
    11. Enzyme-initiated reversible addition−fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization: Precision polymer synthesis via enzymatic catalysis
    Xiao Wang and Zesheng An
    12. Radical addition polymerization: Enzymatic template-free synthesis of conjugated polymers and their nanostructures fabrication
    Jorge Romero-García, Antonio Ledezma-Pérez, Manuel Martínez-Cartagena, Carmen Alvarado-Canché, Paola Jiménez-Cárdenas, Arxel De León-Santillán and Carlos Gallardo-Vega
    13. Surface functionalization of polyester
    Felice Quartinello, Georg M. Guebitz and Doris Ribitsch

Product details

  • No. of pages: 380
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: October 14, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128170960
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128170953

About the Serial Volume Editors

Nico Bruns

Prof. Dr. Nico Bruns, FRSC, Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Strathclyde, UK

Katja Loos

Katja Loos works at the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Groningen, The Netherlands

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Science and Engineering, Groningen, The Netherlands

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