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, 13 (4), 345-51

Industrial Enzyme Applications

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Industrial Enzyme Applications

Ole Kirk et al. Curr Opin Biotechnol.

Abstract

The effective catalytic properties of enzymes have already promoted their introduction into several industrial products and processes. Recent developments in biotechnology, particularly in areas such as protein engineering and directed evolution, have provided important tools for the efficient development of new enzymes. This has resulted in the development of enzymes with improved properties for established technical applications and in the production of new enzymes tailor-made for entirely new areas of application where enzymes have not previously been used.

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