Sebastian Schulz


Development of a recombinant E. coli whole-cell biocatalyst for selective oxidation of sesquiterpenes.


Area: biocatalysis
Project Start: 1.10.2010
Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. Jörg Pietruszka, Prof. Dr. Vlada Urlacher
University: Duesseldorf


Sebastian defended his thesis in October 2015.


Koschorreck K, von Bühler CJ, Schulz S and Urlacher VB, 2012, Protein Engineering of Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenases, in: S Lutz, UT Bornscheuer (eds.), Protein Engineering Handbook: Volume 3, 1st edition, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp. 327-362; ISBN 978-3-527-33123-9

Schulz S, Girhard M and Urlacher VB. Biocatalysis - Key to selective Oxidations. ChemCatChem. 2012; 4(12):1889-1895

Urlacher VB, Schulz S (2014) Multi-enzyme systems and cascade reactions involving cytochrome P450 monooxygenases, in: S Riva, WD Fessner (eds.), Cascade Biocatalysis; Integrating Stereoselective and Environmentally Friendly Reactions. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp. 87–132.

Schulz S, Girhard M, Gaßmeyer SK, Jäger VD, Schwarze D, Vogel A, Urlacher VB (2015) Selective enzymatic synthesis of the grapefruit flavour (+)-nootkatone. ChemCatChem 7: 601–604.


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