Choosing Hydrolases for Enantioselective Reactions Involving Alcohols Using Empirical Rules

  • Alexandra N. E. Weissfloch
  • Romas J. Kazlauskas
Part of the Methods in Biotechnology book series (MIBT, volume 15)


With over 100 hydrolases available commercially, researchers need to choose the best hydrolase for their problem. One good way to choose a hydrolase is to use empirical rules or models that summarize earlier results.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandra N. E. Weissfloch
    • 1
  • Romas J. Kazlauskas
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemica Technologies Inc.Bend
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryMcGill UniversityMontréalCanada

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