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

Seong H. Kim, Sujith Nair, Byoung Chan Kim, Man Bock 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
Title of host publicationACS Symposium Series
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society
Pages129-143
Number of pages15
Volume986
ISBN (Print)9780841274150
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun 23

Publication series

NameACS Symposium Series
Volume986
ISSN (Print)00976156
ISSN (Electronic)19475918

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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