This is an introductory text intended to give the non-specialist a comprehensive insight into the science of biotransformations. The book traces the history of biotransformations, clearly spells out the pros and cons of conducting enzyme-mediated versus whole-cell bioconversions, and gives a variety of examples wherein the bio-reaction is a key element in a reaction sequence leading from cheap starting materials to valuable end products.Read more
- A hot topic in biotechnology of enormous importance and rapid expansion, combining fascinating areas of fundamental and novel enzymology with real developments in the industrial sphere
- This was the first text in this area
- Stan Roberts is an international expert in the field
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"The authors …have succeeded in providing a very attractive account which will encourage researchers and graduate students …' C. J. K. Batty, Mathematical ReviewsSee more reviews
'Because of its clear and efficient presentation of material from many directions of research, Hochschild cohomology of von Neumann algebras is recommended reading even for operator algebraists with only a casual interest in the cohomological side of their subject.' William L. Paschke, The Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
'… a comprehensive and readable introduction to the field.' Monatshefte für Mathematik
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- Date Published: March 1995
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521478809
- length: 208 pages
- dimensions: 227 x 151 x 13 mm
- weight: 0.302kg
- contains: 200 b/w illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
2. Completely bounded operators
4. Averaging in continuous and normal cohomology
5. Completely bounded cohomology
6. Hyperfinite subalgebras
7. Continuous cohomology
8. Stability of products
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