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Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology

1st Edition

Edited by Peter Grunwald

Jenny Stanford Publishing

836 pages | 92 Color Illus. | 123 B/W Illus.

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Nanobiocatalysis has rapidly developed into a subarea of enzyme biotechnology. It combines the advances in nanotechnology that have generated nanoscale materials of different sizes, shapes, and physicochemical properties, and the excellent characteristics of biocatalysts into an innovative technology. This book provides an overview of the various relations between nanotechnology and biocatalysis. It discusses the fabrication and application of nanomaterials for the immobilization of enzymes used in the sustainable production of goods and chemicals. Nanosupports have several advantages compared with bulk solid materials because of their high surface area, which results in a significantly reduced mass transfer limitation and comparatively high enzyme loading. These characteristics are also of great use for applications in the fields of enzymatic biosensors, biofuel cells, bioelectronics, and photoelectrochemical analyte detection, where conductive nanomaterials improve the rate of electron transfer. The book also presents an overview of nanotoxicology and covers nanostructured enzyme catalysis in organic solvents and its potential application for biodiesel production, probing of enzymatic activity, and identification of enzyme functions of inorganic nanoparticles as enzyme mimics.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Nanotechnology

Torben Kodanek, Sara Sánchez Paradinas, Franziska Lübkemann, Dirk Dorfs, and Nadja C. Bigall

Biocatalysis: An Introduction

Peter Grunwald

Environmentally Benign Nanomaterial Synthesis Mediated by Culture Broths

Lihong Liu, Fang Xie, Xiuxia Meng, Vishnu Parek, and Shaomin Liu

Rational Design of Enzyme-Polymer Biocatalysts

Omkar V. Zore, Rajeswari M. Kasi, and Challa V. Kumar

Biological Strategies in Nanobiocatalyst Assembly

Ian Dominic F. Tabañag, and Shen-Long Tsai

Graphene-Based Nanobiocatalytic System

Michaela Patilaa , George Orfanakisa , Angeliki C. Polydera, Ioannis V. Pavlidis, and Haralambos Stamatis

Immobilization of Biocatalysts onto Nanosupports: Advantages for Green Technologies

Alan S. Campbell, Andrew J. Maloney, Chenbo Dong, and Cerasela Z. Dinu

Enzyme Immobilization on Membrane and Its Application in Bioreactors

Peng-Cheng Chen, Xue-Yan Zhu, Jin Lia, and Xiao-Jun Huang

Potential Applications of Nanobiocatalysis for Industrial Biodiesel Production

Avinesh Byreddy and Munish Puri

Enzymogel Nanoparticles Chemistry for Highly Efficient Phase Boundary Biocatalysis

Ananiy Kohut, Scott W. Pryor, Andriy Voronov, and Sergiy Minko

Recent Advances in Nanostructured Enzyme Catalysis for Chemical Synthesis in Organic Solvents

Zheng Liu, Jun Ge, Diannan Lu, Guoqiang Jiang, and Jianzhong Wu

Probing Enzymatic Activity by Combining Luminescent Quantum Dots, Gold Nanoparticles and Energy Transfer

Naiqian Zhan, Goutam Palui, Wentao Wang, and Hedi Mattoussi

FRET Reporter Molecules for Identification of Enzyme Functions

Jing Mu, Hao Lun Cheong, and Bengang Xing

Quantum Dot Architectures on Electrodes for Photoelectrochemical Analyte Detection

Mark Riedel, Daniel Schäfer, and Fred Lisdat

Inorganic Nanoparticles as Enzyme Mimics

Ruben Ragg, Karsten Korschelt, Karoline Herget, Filipe Natalio, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, and Wolfgang Tremel

Enzyme Nanocapsules for Glucose Sensing and Insulin Delivery

Wanyi Tai and Zhen Gu

Nanostructured Materials for Enzymatic Biofuel Cells

Takanori Tamaki

Enzymatic Biofuel Cells on Porous Nanostructures

Dan Wen and Alexander Eychmüller

Nanoplasmonic Biosensors

Bruno P. Crulhas, Caroline R. Basso, and Valber A. Pedrosa

Enzyme Biocomputing: Logic Gates and Logic Networks to Interface and Control Materials

Marcos Pita

Functional Nano-Bio Conjugates for Targeted Cellular Uptake and Specific Nanoparticle–Protein Interactions

Sanjay Mathur, Shaista Ilyas, Laura Wortmann, Jasleen Kaur, Isabel Gessner

Cell-Free Expression–Based Microarrays: Applications and Future Prospects

Apurva Atak and Sanjeeva Srivastava

Overview of the Current Knowledge and Challenges Associated With Human Exposure to Nanomaterials

Ali Kermanizadeh, Kim Jantzen, Astrid Skovmand, Ana C. D. Gouveia, Nicklas R. Jacobsen, Vicki Stone, and Martin J. D. Clift

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical