Immobilization of Enzymes, Microbial Cells, and Organelles by Inclusion with Photo-Crosslinkable Resins

  • Saburo Fukui
  • Atsuo Tanaka
  • Gerald Gellf


This communication deals with the application of photo-crosslinkable resins to inclusion of enzymes, microbial cells and organelles. The method consists of mixing (a) liquid oligomers of suitable photo-crosslinkable resin(s) containing photo-sensitive functional groups, (b) an appropriate initiator, and (c) an enzyme solution or suspension of cells or organelles, followed by illumination with near-ultraviolet light for only a few minutes. This simple and convenient procedure produces tailor-made matrices in which biologically active macromolecules are successfully entrapped.


Methanol Oxidation Alcohol Oxidase Isophorone Diisocyanate Resin Film CROSSLINKABLE Resin 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Saburo Fukui
    • 1
  • Atsuo Tanaka
    • 1
  • Gerald Gellf
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Industrial BiochemistryFaculty of Engineering Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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