Enzymes that are found naturally in thermophilic and hyperthermophilic organisms are being used as robust biocatalysts in the fine-chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Knowledge of their biochemical properties and three-dimeasional structures has proved invaluable in understanding their mechanism and in optimizing their commercial use.
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Feature| February 01 2005
Cures from the ends of the earth: Novel thermostable enzymes and the pharmaceutical industry
Biochem (Lond) (2005) 27 (1): 27–29.
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Jenny Littlechild; Cures from the ends of the earth: Novel thermostable enzymes and the pharmaceutical industry. Biochem (Lond) 1 February 2005; 27 (1): 27–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO02701027
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