Biotechnology of Lipids in Industry

  • Rolf D. Schmid


In Industrialized countries, renewable resources are increasingly used as starting materials for chemistry. Thus already in 1980, 9% of the chemical feedstock in W. Germany was based on agricultural resources (1) (fig. 1).


Fatty Alcohol Immobilize Lipase Adipic Acid Azelaic Acid Oleyl Alcohol 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf D. Schmid
    • 1
  1. 1.Dep. of BiotechnologyHenkel KGaADüsseldorfW. Germany

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