Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128197219

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

1st Edition

Green Solvents for Biocatalysis

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Editors: Dr. Inamuddin Rajender Boddula Mohd Ahamed Abdullah Asiri
Paperback ISBN: 9780128197219
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st October 2020
Page Count: 462
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Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Green Solvents for Biocatalysis delivers an in-depth overview of biocatalysis in green solvents for industrial applications, also including outlines of sustainable methodologies in the area of organic chemistry, agriculture, analytical chemistry and engineering and pharmaceutical sciences. The book provides unique content in the area, making it a great source for information for undergraduate, postgraduate students, faculty, R&D professionals, production chemists, environmental engineers and industrial experts.

Key Features

  • Provides a broad overview of biocatalysis of sustainable processes
  • Discusses the use of green alternative solvents in biocatalysis
  • Outlines eco-friendly organic synthesis and chemical processes using biocatalysis
  • Includes tactics on industrial product development using biocatalysis


Post-graduates, researchers, academics in chemistry, biochemical engineering, environmental engineering, biotechnology, and other interdisciplinary fields of science, pharmaceutical and polymer science, corporate researchers

Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals and solvent parameters for biocatalysis
    2. Ionic-liquids for biocatalysis
    3. Eutectic solvents for biocatalysis
    4. Green solvents for peptide antibiotics
    5. Biocatalysis in aqueous media
    6. Green solvents based biocatalysis in pharmaceutical applications
    7. Supercritical water for biocatalysis
    8. Supercritical CO2 for biocatalysis
    9. Biosolvents for biocatalysis
    10. Industrial biocatalysis
    11. Green solvents for nuclicacid catalysis
    12. Engineering strategies in Biocatalysis
    13. Green solvents effect on Enzyme kinetics
    14. Green organic carbonates in biocatalysis
    15. Green fluorosolvents for biocatalysis
    16. Switchable solvents for biocatalysis
    17. Green solvents based biocatalysis in molecular biology
    18. State of the art and perspectives of green solvents in biocatalysis


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About the Editor

Dr. Inamuddin

Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has published 86 research articles in international journals of repute and seventeen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published nineteen edited books with Springer, United Kingdom, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. U.S.A., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland and Materials Science Forum, U.S.A. He is the member of various editorial boards of the journals and also serving as associate editor for a journal Environmental Chemistry Letter, Springer Nature.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Rajender Boddula

Dr. Rajender Boddula is currently working as CAS-PIFI Fellow in the CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, China. He has published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has authored nine book chapters, and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. His specialized areas of energy conversion and storage technologies, which include nanomaterials, graphene, polymer composites, heterogeneous catalysis, photoelectrocatalytic water splitting, biofuel cell, and supercapacitor applications

Affiliations and Expertise

CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Mohd Ahamed

Dr. Mohd Imran Ahamed received his Ph.D degree on the topic "Synthesis and characterization of inorganic-organic composite heavy metals selective cation-exchangers and their analytical applications", from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2019. He has published several research and review articles in the journals of international recognition. He has also edited various books which are published by Springer, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. He has completed his B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, India. His research work includes ion-exchange chromatography, wastewater treatment, and analysis, bending actuator and electrospinning

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Abdullah Asiri

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than 800 Publications in international journals, seven book chapters, and ten books

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

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