Like with chemical catalysts, a few guidelines should be observed with biocatalysts to preserve activity and to handle them safely. Depending on the formulation — liquid, lyophilized, spray-dried, immobilized — different rules apply. In general, enzymes are perceived as extremely unstable and delicate entities; however, this is not necessarily the case when comparing them with metal-organic catalysts.


Fermentation Bacillus Streptomyces Nucleoside Triphosphate 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Faber
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  1. 1.Institute of Organic ChemistryUniversity of GrazGrazAustria

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