Novel Processes for the Enzymatic Synthesis of Surfactants



On an industrial level, enzymes are mostly used to catalyze the hydrolytic degradation of biopolymers (starch, proteins, etc.). However, more and more applications of enzymes to the catalysis of synthesis reactions have been developed during the past ten years [1, 2].


Enzymatic Synthesis Synthesis Reaction Immobilize Lipase Fatty Amide Amino Acid Amide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre de Bioingénierie Gilbert Durand. Département de Génie Biochimique et Alimentaire. UMR CNRS 5504. LA INRA Complexe Scientifique de RangueilInstitut National des Sciences AppliquéesToulouse Cedex 4France

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