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Enzymatic reactions in supercritical gases

Research paper by D. A. Hammond, M. Karel, A. M. Klibanov, V. J. Krukonis

Indexed on: 01 Oct '85Published on: 01 Oct '85Published in: Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology



Abstract

The enzyme polyphenol oxidase has been found to be catalytically active in supercritical carbon dioxide and fluoroform: it readily oxidizesp-cresol andp-chlorophenol to their correspondingo-benzoquinones.