Hydrogen as a Fuel: Learning from Nature

Hydrogen as a Fuel: Learning from Nature

By: Richard Cammack (editor), Robert Robson (editor), Michel Frey (editor)Hardback

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There continues to be widespread interest in the applications of hydrogen as a clean fuel and its potential for local electricity production and use in transport. Recent years have seen a variety of breakthroughs in our understanding of the nature, structure, and biosynthesis of hydrogenases. This book is a timely description of these developments, taking a lucid, multidisciplinary approach. Scientists in fields, such as clean technology, biochemistry, electrochemistry, agriculture, and general biotechnology, will find this an accessible resource that brings together the many facets of these enzymes.

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Contents

Preface Kornel L. Kovacs and Paulette M. Vignais Origins, Evolution, and the Hydrogen Biosphere Richard Cammack Biodiversity of Hydrogenases Rob Robson Regulation of Hydrogenase Gene Expression Barbel Friedrich and Paulette Vignais The Assembly Line Rob Robson Hydrogenases and Their Activities Richard Cammack Molecular Architectures Juan-Carlos Fontecilla-Camps and Michel Frey Spectroscopy-the Functional Puzzle Simon Albracht The Catalytic Machinery Richard Cammack Hydrogenase in Biotechnology: Hydrogen Consumption Richard Cammack Hydrogenase in Biotechnology: Producing Hydrogen as a Fuel Krishna Rao and Richard Cammack.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780415242424
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780415242424
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0415242428

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