Biotechnology Letters

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 405–410 | Cite as

Enzymic synthesis of argininosuccinate catalyzed by δ-crystallin

  • Chi-Yu Wu
  • Shui-Tein Chen
  • Shyh-Horng Chiou
  • Kung-Tsung Wang


A fast and practical procedure has been developed for the synthesis of argininosuccinate using immobilized duck lens δ-crystallin as catalyst.


Organic Chemistry Bioorganic Chemistry Enzymic Synthesis Practical Procedure Argininosuccinate 
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© Science and Technology Letters 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chi-Yu Wu
    • 1
  • Shui-Tein Chen
    • 2
  • Shyh-Horng Chiou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kung-Tsung Wang
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate Institute of Biochemical SciencesNational Taiwan UniversityTaiwan
  2. 2.Institute of Biological ChemistryAcademia SinicaTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryNational Taiwan UniversityTaiwan

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