Sustainable biocatalytic nanofibers: Synthesis, characterization, and applications of enzyme-coated polymeric nanofibers

Seong H. Kim, Sujith Nair, Byoung Chan Kim, Man Bok Gu, Jungbae Kim

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Abstract

The fabrication and enzymatic stability of two types of sustainable biocatalytic nanofinbers - enzyme-polymer composite nanofibers and enzyme-coated polymer nanofibers - are reviewed in this paper. These biocatalytic nanofibers, produced by coating enzymes on polymeric nanofibers, can make recycling and handling of enzymatic materials easy in bio-catalysis, bio-sensing, bio-remidiation applications. This paper also describes a simple way of dispersing hydrophobic biocatalytic nanofibers in aqueous solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomolecular Catalysis
Subtitle of host publicationNanoscale Science and Technology
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society
Pages129-143
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9780841274150
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 23 2008

Publication series

NameACS Symposium Series
Volume986
ISSN (Print)0097-6156
ISSN (Electronic)1947-5918

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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    Kim, S. H., Nair, S., Kim, B. C., Gu, M. B., & Kim, J. (2008). Sustainable biocatalytic nanofibers: Synthesis, characterization, and applications of enzyme-coated polymeric nanofibers. In Biomolecular Catalysis: Nanoscale Science and Technology (pp. 129-143). (ACS Symposium Series; Vol. 986). American Chemical Society. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2008-0986.ch007