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Industrial biotechnology

  • Garabed Antranikian

Abstract

Industrial or white biotechnology is the term used to describe the production of fine chemicals, active pharmaceutical agents, new materials and fuels from renewable raw materials (biomass) with the help of biocatalysts. The biocatalysts used in these production processes are either intact microorganisms or isolated enzymes.

Keywords

Polylactic Acid Barbituric Acid Ethyl Lactate Industrial Biotechnology Malonic Ester 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Garabed Antranikian
    • 1
  1. 1.Hamburg University of TechnologyHamburgGermany

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