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CRC Press Inc
01 April 1997
Offers an integrated overview of enzyme use in household detergents, from product development and manufacturing to safety and health-related issues. The text details the major types of enzymes, structure-function relationships, life cycle analyses, protein-engineering techniques, cleaning mechanisms, and past, present and future applications.
Edited by:   Jan H. van Ee (Cargill B.V. Amsterdam The Netherlands), Onno Misset (Genecor International B.V., Delft, The Netherlands)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   69
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   726g
ISBN:   9780824799953
ISBN 10:   082479995X
Series:   Surfactant Science
Pages:   408
Publication Date:   01 April 1997
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Enzymes in detergency, past to present: historical overview; detergent enzymes' market; enzymes - their applications and biochemical characterization. Enzymes in HDDs. Proteases: application of proteases in detergents; development of new proteases for detergents. Lipases: application of lipases in detergents; development of new lipases. Cellulases: application of cellulases that contribute to colour revival and softening in detergents; developments of new cellulases. Amylases: application of amylases in detergents; development of new amylases. Enzymes in automatic-dishwashing detergents: application of enzyme in automatic-dishwashing detergents. Manufacturing and safety aspects of detergents enzymes: manufacturing and downstream processing of detergent enzymes; formulation of detergent enzymes; worker safety - how to establish site enzyme capability; life cycle assessment of proteases used in detergents. Future developments: outlook and expectations.

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