Industrial Applications of Immobilized Enzymes: State of the ART

  • R. D. Sweigart


What is the state of the art worldwide in immobilized enzymes today? What technology is available for sale or licensing? Where are immobilized enzymes being used commercially? Why have some systems succeeded commercially while others have failed? How about the future outlook for immobilized enzymes in industrial applications? The purpose of this paper is to step back from the research bench and attempt to suggest answers to some of these questions to better guide the thinking and planning of those involved in immobilized enzyme development work. Emphasis will be placed on commercial aspects and concerns rather than indepth technical comparisons of available technologies and will be limited to technologies available for general sale or licensing. No attempt will be made to cover medical or analytical applications.


Immobilize Enzyme Cheese Whey Corn Sweetener Column Reactor Glucose Isomerase 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Sweigart
    • 1
  1. 1.Corning Glass WorksCorningUSA

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