Immobilizing catalysts on porous materials

Zhao, X. S., Bao, Xiao Ying, Guo, Wanping and Lee, Fang Yin (2006) Immobilizing catalysts on porous materials. Materials Today, 9 3: 32-39. doi:10.1016/S1369-7021(06)71388-8

Author Zhao, X. S.
Bao, Xiao Ying
Guo, Wanping
Lee, Fang Yin
Title Immobilizing catalysts on porous materials
Journal name Materials Today   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1369-7021
Publication date 2006-03
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/S1369-7021(06)71388-8
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 9
Issue 3
Start page 32
End page 39
Total pages 8
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Significant advances in the immobilization of homogeneous and enzyme catalysts on ordered mesoporous materials (OMM), were described. Ordered mesoporous silicas provide excellent opportunities for the immobilization of both homogeneous and enzyme catalysts via covalent binding because of the availability of well-defined silanol groups. A homogeneous catalyst can be immobilized on the surface of OMMs during hydrothermal synthesis. Meanwhile, electrostatic interaction between the homogeneous catalyst and support has been shown to be sufficiently strong to minimize leaching. Enzymes immobilized on OMMs exhibit not only improved stability and reusability, but also enhanced activity.
Keyword Mesoporous Molecular-Sieves
Aqueous Enantioselective Hydrogenations
Silica-Heterogenized Catalysts
Enzyme Immobilization
Aluminum Incorporation
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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