Immobilization of Lipases on Hydrogels

  • Abu BakarSalleh
  • Norhaizan M. Esa
  • Mahiran Basri
  • Che Nyonya A. Razak
  • Wan Md Zin W. Yunus
  • Mansor Ahmad
Part of the Methods in Biotechnology book series (MIBT, volume 15)


Immobilization of enzymes can be achieved by methods of varied complexity and efficiency (1) on a variety of supports. For example, enzymes can be adsorbed onto insoluble materials, copolymerized with a reactive monomer, encapsulated in gels, crosslinked with a bifunctional reagent, covalently bound to an insoluble carrier (2) or entrapped within an insoluble gel matrix of natural or synthetic resin (1).


Benzoyl Peroxide Suspension Polymerization Glycol Dimethacrylate Candida Rugosa Ethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abu BakarSalleh
  • Norhaizan M. Esa
    • 1
  • Mahiran Basri
    • 1
  • Che Nyonya A. Razak
    • 2
  • Wan Md Zin W. Yunus
    • 2
  • Mansor Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Research in Enzyme and Microbial Technology, Fakulti Sains dan Pengajian Alam SekitarUniversity Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia
  2. 2.Center for Research in Enzyme and Microbial Technology, Fakulti Sains dan Alam SekitarUniversity Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia

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