By Shigeo Katoh

Written through popular professors drawing on their adventure won within the world's such a lot cutting edge biotechnology industry, Japan, this complicated textbook offers an exceptional and accomplished creation to the newest advancements within the box. It offers an array of questions & solutions and contours quite a few utilized examples, extending to commercial purposes with chapters on clinical units and downstream operations in bioprocesses.Useful for college kids learning the basics of biochemical engineering, in addition to for chemical engineers already operating during this very important and increasing box.

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1947) Chemical Process Principles, Part III, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2 Levenspiel, O. (1962) Chemical Reaction Engineering, 2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. M. (1956) Chemical Engineering Kinetics, McGraw-Hill.

5, respectively. 5 Temperature gradient in turbulent heat transfer from solid to fluid. For heat transfer q ¼ Àða þ EH Þdðcp rtÞ=dy ð2:13Þ For mass transfer JA ¼ ÀðDAB þ ED ÞðdCA =dyÞ ð2:14Þ For momentum transfer t ¼ Àðv þ EV ÞdðurÞ=dy ð2:15Þ In the above equations, EH, ED, and EV are eddy thermal diffusivity, eddy diffusivity, and eddy kinematic viscosity, respectively, all having the same dimensions (L2 TÀ1). It should be noted that these are not properties of fluid or system, because their values vary with the intensity of turbulence which depends on flow velocity, geometry of flow channel, and other factors.

7 An angiotensin-I converting enzyme (ACE) controls blood pressure by catalyzing the hydrolysis of two amino acids (His-Leu) at the C terminus of angiotensin-I to produce a vasoconstrictor, angiotensin-II. The enzyme can also hydrolyze a synthetic substrate, hippuryl-L-histidyl-L-leucine (HHL) to hippuric acid (HA). 7. , Ile-Lys-Tyr) can irreversibly inhibit the ACE activity. 5 mmol lÀ1 of an inhibitory peptide (Ile-Lys-Tyr) are also given in the table. 207 Further Reading 1. Determine the kinetic parameters of the Michaelis–Menten reaction for the ACE reaction without the inhibitor.

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