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Hydrogen as a Fuel

Learning from Nature, 1st Edition

Edited by Richard Cammack, Michel Frey, Robert Robson

CRC Press

288 pages

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Hardback: 9780415242424
pub: 2001-11-15
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There continues to be widespread interest in the applications of hydrogen as a clean fuel and its potential for local electricity production and use in transport. Recent years have seen a variety of breakthroughs in our understanding of the nature, structure, and biosynthesis of hydrogenases. This book is a timely description of these developments, taking a lucid, multidisciplinary approach. Scientists in fields, such as clean technology, biochemistry, electrochemistry, agriculture, and general biotechnology, will find this an accessible resource that brings together the many facets of these enzymes.

Table of Contents

Preface Kornel L. Kovacs and Paulette M. Vignais

Origins, Evolution, and the Hydrogen Biosphere

Richard Cammack

Biodiversity of Hydrogenases

Rob Robson

Regulation of Hydrogenase Gene Expression

Bärbel Friedrich and Paulette Vignais

The Assembly Line

Rob Robson

Hydrogenases and Their Activities

Richard Cammack

Molecular Architectures

Juan-Carlos Fontecilla-Camps and Michel Frey

Spectroscopy—the Functional Puzzle

Simon Albracht

The Catalytic Machinery

Richard Cammack

Hydrogenase in Biotechnology: Hydrogen Consumption

Richard Cammack

Hydrogenase in Biotechnology: Producing Hydrogen as a Fuel

Krishna Rao and Richard Cammack.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General