POLYThursday, 14 September 2006

8:30 AM-11:45 AM San Francisco Marriott -- Salon 12/13, Oral
Biocatalysis in Polymer Science
Polyester Synthesis and Degradation
Organizers:H. N. Cheng
Richard A. Gross
Presiding:Shiro Kobayashi
8:30 AMEnzyme-catalyzed synthesis and degradation of polyester and polythioester
Shuichi Matsumura, Makoto Kato, Satoko Sugihara, Kazunobu Toshima
9:00 AMCAL-B catalyzed synthesis of poly(butylene succinate)
Himanshu Azim, Alex Dekhterman, Zhaozhong Jiang, Richard A. Gross
9:30 AMImmobilization of Candida antarctica Lipase B on macroporous resins: Effects of resin chemistry, reaction conditions and resin hydrophobicity
Alankar Vaidya, James C. Bohling, M. Elizabeth Miller, Richard A Gross
10:00 AMIntermission
10:15 AMHigh molecular weight aliphatic polyesters from enzyme-catalyzed ring-opening polymerization and their use
Ann-Christine Albertsson, Rajiv K. Srivastava
10:45 AMLipase catalyzed route to hyperbranched polymers with dendritic Trimethylolpropane units
Ankur Kulshrestha, Wei Gao, Hongyong Fu, Richard Gross
11:15 AMCutinase: A new biocatalyst for polyester synthesis via polycondensation reactions
Abul Azim, Mo Hunsen, Harald Mang, Sabine R. Wallner, Asa Ronkvist, Wenchun Xie, Richard A. Gross

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006