Artificial photosynthesis: Hybrid systems

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeChapterScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

Oxidoreductases are promising catalysts for organic synthesis. To sustain their catalytic cycles they require efficient supply with redox equivalents. Today classical biomimetic approaches utilizing natural electron supply chains prevail but artificial regeneration approaches bear the promise of simpler and more robust reaction schemes. Utilizing visible light can accelerate such artificial electron transport chains and even enable thermodynamically unfeasible reactions such as the use of water as reductant. This contribution critically summarizes the current state of the art in photoredoxbiocatalysis (i.e. light-driven biocatalytic oxidation and reduction reactions).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiophotoelectrochemistry
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Bioelectrochemistry to Biophotovoltaics
EditorsLars J.C. Jeuken
PublisherSpringer
Pages137-158
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-50667-8
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-50665-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameAdvances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology
Volume158
ISSN (Print)0724-6145

Keywords

  • Biocatalysis
  • Oxidation reactions
  • Photocatalysis
  • Reduction reactions

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Artificial photosynthesis: Hybrid systems'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this