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ABSTRACT: Candida antarctica lipase was immobilized by an adsorption and cross-linking method with NW-ZT2 and by modification-coupled method with a silica-PEG gel. The final product silica-PEG-lipase was confirmed by IR spectra. The optimum pH value, the optimum temperature, the thermo-stabilities and operational stabilities for two kinds of immobilized lipase were also determined. Results show that the silica-PEG-lipase gel was superior to the lipase immobilized by adsorption and cross-linking, however both are viable for use in transesterification reactions.
Biotechnology advances 01/2010; 28(5):644-50. · 8.25 Impact Factor