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By Kurt Faber

This, the 6th version of the confirmed textbook on biocatalysis, feeds into undergraduate and graduate classes in sleek natural chemistry, in addition being a concise creation to the sphere. New fabric comprises color images and state of the art examine.

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Chern. , Chern. Commun. 1120 Zhang D, Poulter CD (1993) J. Am. Chern. Soc. 115: 1270 Yamamoto Y, Yamamoto K, Nishioka T, Oda J (1988) Agric. BioI. Chern. 52: 3087 Leak DJ, Aikens PJ, Seyed-Mahmoudian M (1992) Trends Biotechnoi. 10: 256 Nagasawa T, Yamada H (1989) Trends Biotechnoi. 7: 153 Mansuy D, Battoni P (1989) Alkane Functionalization by Cytochromes P-450 and by Model Systems Using 02 or H202. In: Hill CL (ed) Activation and Functionalization of Alkanes, Wiley, New York May SW (1979) Enzyme Microb.

Enzymatic kinetic resolution (irreversible reaction) ------ k3 [Enz A] -----.. Enz + P ------ k6 [Enz B] -----.. e. = enantiomeric excess of substrate (S) or product (P); E = Enantiomeric Ratio. The above-mentioned equations give reliable results except for very low and very high extents of conversion, where accurate measurement is impeded by errors derived from sample manipulation. In such cases, the following equation is recommended instead, because only values for the optical purities of substrate and product need be measured.

P of 90 and 95%, respectively, but for an enantiomeric excess of 98 % an Enantiomeric Ratio of -100 is required. 2 Hydrolysis of the Amide Bond The enzymatic hydrolysis of the carboxamide bond is naturally linked to the chemistry of amino acids and peptides [90]. 1 Hydrolytic Reactions 53 material and a market of ca. 2 billion US$ [91] per annum in 1992.

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