CQU7000 – BIOCATALYSIS

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LEVEL: Master and Doctorate

CREDITS: 4

MAIN TOPICS:

Basic and applied aspects of biocatalysis: production and characterization of biocatalysts, mechanistic studies of the action of biocatalysts in aqueous and organic media. Applications of biocatalysis.

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE:

Articles in international scientific journals.

BUCHHOLZ K.; KASCHE V.; BORNSCHEUER U. T. Biocatalysts and Enzyme Technology. 2nd ed. Weinheim: Wiley Blackwell, 2012.

BOMMARIUS, A. S., RIEBEL, B. R. Biocatalysis: Fundamentals and Applications. Weinheim: Wiley Blackwell, 2004.

FABER, K. Biotransformations in Organic Chemistry: a Textbook. 6th ed. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2011.

STRAATHOF, A. J. J.; ADLERCREUTZ, P. Applied Biocatalysis. 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.

SILVERMAN, R. B. The Organic Chemistry of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions. 2nd ed. London: Academic Press, 2002.

NELSON, D. L.; COX, M. M. Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry. 6th ed. New York: W. H. Freeman, 2012.

ROBERTS, S. M.; TURNER, N. J.; WILLETTS, A. J.; TURNER, M. K. Introduction to Biocatalysis Using Enzymes and Microorganisms. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.