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Enzyme Catalysis in Multiphase Systems: Direct Determination of Water Distribution

Nature Biotechnology volume 11, pages 12991301 (1993) | Download Citation

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The distribution of water and the formation of microphases during the synthesis of octyl octanoate and the hydrolysis of triolein catalyzed by immobilized lipase have been directly monitored in real time using confocal laser microscopy.

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    • Robert A. Stenning

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  1. Department of Biotechnology and Enzymology, AFRC Institute of Food Research, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading RG6 2EF, UK.

    • Robert A. Stenning
    • , Eric C. Needs
    • , Brian E. Brooker
    •  & Evgeny N. Vulfson

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