Industrial Enzymes: Structure, Function and Applications by Julio PolainaIndustrial Enzymes: Structure, Function and Applications by Julio Polaina

Industrial Enzymes: Structure, Function and Applications

EditorJulio Polaina, Andrew P. MacCabe

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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Recent developments in genetic engineering and protein chemistry are bringing ever more powerful means of analysis to bear on the study of enzyme structure. This volume reviews the most important types of industrial enzymes. In a balanced manner it covers three interrelated aspects of paramount importance for enzyme performance: three-dimensional protein structure, physicochemical and catalytic properties, and the range of both classical and novel applications.
Title:Industrial Enzymes: Structure, Function and ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:654 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:904817354X

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Table of Contents

Preface. Industrial enzymes in the 21st century. Julio Polaina and Andrew P. MacCabe.Section A. Carbohydrate Active EnzymesChapter 1. Amylolytic enzymes: types, structures and specificities. Martin Machovic and Stefan JanecekChapter 2. The use of starch processing enzymes in the food industry. Jósef SynowieckiChapter 3. Cellulases for biomass conversion. Qi Xu, William S. Adney, Shi-You Ding and Michael E. HimmelChapter 4. Cellulases in the textile industry. Arja Miettinen-OinonenChapter 5. Xylanases: molecular properties and applications. F. I. Javier Pastor, Óscar Gallardo, Julia Sanz-Aparicio and Pilar DiazChapter 6. Microbial xylanolytic carbohydrate esterases. Evangelos Topakas and Paul ChristakopoulosChapter 7. Structural and biochemical properties of pectinases. Sathyanarayana N. Gummadi, N. Manoj and D. Sunil KumarChapter 8. a-L-Rhamnosidases: old and new insights. Paloma Manzanares, Salvador Vallés, Daniel Ramón and Margarita OrejasChapter 9. Application of glycosidases and transglycosidases in the synthesis of oligosaccharides. Francisco J. Plou, Aránzazu Gómez de Segura and Antonio BallesterosSection B. PeptidasesChapter 10. An introduction to peptidases and the MEROPS database. Neil D. Rawlings, Fraser R. Morton and Alan J. BarrettChapter 11. Cysteine proteases. Zbigniew Grzonka, Franciszek Kasprzykowski and Wieslaw WiczkChapter 12. Subtilisin. John DonlonChapter 13. Aspartic proteases used in cheese making. Félix Claveríe-Martín and María C. Vega-HernándezChapter 14. Metalloproteases. Johanna MansfeldChapter 15. Aminopeptidases. Yolanda SanzSection C. LipasesChapter 16. Lipases: molecular structure and function. Marina Lotti and Lilia AlberghinaChapter 17. Use of lipases in the industrial production of esters. Soundar Divakar and Balaraman ManoharChapter 18. Use of lipases in organic synthesis. Vicente Gotor-Fernández and Vicente GotorChapter 19. Use of lipases for the production of biodiesel. Andrea Salis, Maura Monduzzi and Vincenzo SolinasChapter 20. Use of lipases in the synthesis of structured lipids in supercritical carbon dioxide. José da Cruz Francisco, Simon P. Gough and Estera S. DeySection D. Nucleic Acids EnzymesChapter 21. Restriction and homing endonucleases. Krzysztof J. Skowronek and Janusz M. BujnickiChapter 22. DNA polymerases for PCR applications. Regen Drouin, Walid Dridi and Oumar SamasekouChapter 23. Prokaryotic reverse transcriptases. Bert LampsonChapter 24. Dicer: structure, function and role in RNA-dependent gene-silencing pathways. Justin M. Pare and Tom C. HobmanSection E. Oxidoreductases and Other Enzymes of Diverse FunctionChapter 25. Hydrogen peroxide producing and decomposing enzymes: their use in biosensors and other applications. Nóra Adányi, Teréz Barna, Tamás Emri, Márton Miskei and István PócsiChapter 26. Laccases: biological functions, molecular structure and industrial applications. Miguel AlcaldeChapter 27. High redox potential peroxidases. Angel MartinezChapter 28. Amino acid dehydrogenases. Stephen Y. K. SeahChapter 29. Phytase: source, structure and application. Xin Gen Lei, Jesus M. Porres, Edward J. Mullaney and Henrik Brinch-PedersenChapter 30. Nitrile hydrolases. Praveen Kaul, Anirban Banerjee and Uttam Chand BanerjeeChapter 31. Aspartases: molecular structure, biochemical function and biotechnological applications. Tomohiro Mizobata and Yasushi KawataChapter 32. Transglutaminases. María J. ArrizubietaChapter 33. Penicillin acylases. David W. Spence and Martin RamsdenChapter 34. Hydantoinases. Yun-Peng Chao, Chung-Jen Chiang, Jong-Tzer Chern and Jason T. C. Tzen

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From the reviews:"This is a book worth adding in one's collection and is most suitable for advanced students and professionals. This compendium consists of in-depth reviews prepared by authoritative sources. It is extremely informative, presenting detailed facts on the history, sources, active sites, reaction mechanisms, substrate specificities, structures (native and redesigned), and applications for 34 classes of enzymes that have industrial applications. . Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students through professionals." (J. M. Tomich, CHOICE, Vol. v4 (3), November, 2007)