Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 9–14

Formation of spherical chitosan biocatalysts by ionotropic gelation

  • K.-D. Vorlop
  • J. Klein
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00127253

Cite this article as:
Vorlop, KD. & Klein, J. Biotechnol Lett (1981) 3: 9. doi:10.1007/BF00127253

Summary

A new immobilization method is described using the ionotropic gelation of a polycation (chitosan) with different multivalent anionic counterions. Immobilized E-coli cells with tryptophan synthetase show ~ 57 % of the initial activity.

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© Science and Technology Letters 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • K.-D. Vorlop
    • 1
  • J. Klein
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemical TechnologyBraunschweigF.R.G.