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Biocatalysis as a Tool for the Synthetic Chemist, Madrid, Spain

Start Date:
Wednesday, 21 February, 2018
End Date:
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 4:00pm
Internal Medicine

The aim of the course is to give organic chemists an understanding and an overview of the subject of biotransformations.Attendees will learn about the main classes of enzymes and the transformations these enzymes carry out.Each transformation type will be illustrated with examples and case studies and the course will also include problem sessions where attendees will work on real examples applying biotransformations to organic synthesis.Recent developments in the field will be covered as well as an overview of the sort of equipment and resources required.INTRODUCTION TO BIOCATALYSIS:Literature sources for biocatalysis (books and review articles),Myths about biocatalysis / pros and cons of biocatalysis,Enzyme / protein basics, basic microbiology,Sources of biocatalysts,Equipment requirements,Enzyme types.HYDROLYTIC ENZYMES (LIPASES, ESTERASES, AMIDASES, PROTEASES)OXIDATIONSREDUCTIONC-C AND C-X BOND FORMATIONSCALE UP OF BIOTRANSFORMATIONSReactors,Case studies.NEW DEVELOPMENTS INCLUDING DIRECTED EVOLUTION.Polymerase Chain Reaction,Mutagenesis,Directed Evolution,Product isolation.PROS AND CONS OF BIOCATALYSIS.Summary,Q&A, discussion.Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Science, Health & Medicine.Sub-Categories: Conferences | Science, Health & Medicine | Pharmaceuticals.Artists / Speakers: Dr Will Watson, Dr Andrew Carnell.Website: Course fee: EUR 1750.


NH Principe de Vergara Hotel,
Calle del Prncipe de Vergara,
28006 Madrid,

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Conference organized by Scientific Update Ltd

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