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Lipases : their structure, biochemistry and application

Author: Paul Woolley; Steffen B Petersen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This 1994 book provides a fascinating account of the fast-moving field of lipase research. The contributions, written by active research workers, summarise developments in the field and give access  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Woolley; Steffen B Petersen
ISBN: 9780521207997 0521207991
OCLC Number: 696561247
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Sequence comparisons within the lipase family; 2. A sequence analysis of lipases, esterases and related proteins; 3. Lipases from plants; 4. Three-dimensional structures of two lipases from filamentous fungi; 5. Structural aspects of phospholipase C; 6. Phospholipase A2: mechanism and structure; 7. Structure and mechanism of human pancreatic lipase; 8. Kinetics of triglyceride lipases; 9. Gastric lipases: cellular, biochemical and kinetic aspects; 10. Lipase inhibitors; 11. Substrates for phospholipase C and sphigomyelinase; 12. Isolation and purification of lipases; 13. Industrial applications of lipases; 14. Lipases and phospholipases in organic synthesis; 15. Medical aspects of triglyceride lipases; 16. Protein engineering of lipases; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Woolley and Steffen B. Petersen.


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Review of the hardback: 'An excellent overview of current knowledge of lipases, including phospholipases, their biochemistry and their applications particularly in biotechnology.' Microbiology

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