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Home > Press > Strem Adds Biocatalysis Offerings with GoNano Technologies’ Enzymatic Flow Reactor

Nanospring enzymatic flow reactor (a) and SEM image of catalyst support disk (b).
Nanospring enzymatic flow reactor (a) and SEM image of catalyst support disk (b).

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Strem Chemicals, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for research and development, is pleased to announce the addition of Enzymatic Flow Reactors for Biocatalysis applications, through its partnership with GoNano Technologies.

Strem Adds Biocatalysis Offerings with GoNano Technologies’ Enzymatic Flow Reactor

Moscow, ID | Posted on March 8th, 2012

The GoNano Technologies' Enzymatic Flow Reactor (EFR) provides a platform for enzyme immobilization in a flow reactor configuration. Each reactor contains 200 permeable catalyst support disks coated with GoNano's proprietary silica Nanosprings™, which have been functionalized for enzyme attachment. Each 0.25" x 2.5" reactor contains in excess of 25 m2 of surface area for enzyme immobilization.

Because the enzyme remains in the reactor and does not become mixed with the reactants the enzyme can be reused without subsequent separation from product. Also, the reaction product is continuously separated from the enzyme minimizing product inhibition. A further advantage is that immobilized enzymes often display significant increases in stability over free enzymes in solution.

"Strem Chemicals' reputation for quality, experience and customer care combined with GoNano Technologies innovative Nanospring-based products bring enormous potential" said Tim Kinkeade, CEO of GoNano Technologies. Dr. David Hyatt, Biocatalyst Engineer adds, "The EFR technology leverages the inherent material characteristics of the Nanosprings including their high surface area (>350 m2/g), the robust bond of the Nanosprings to the catalyst support disk, and a surface chemistry compatible with biomolecules."

"We are pleased to be working with GoNano Technologies as the development of biocatalysis is moving forward rapidly and leading to the widespread adoption of Green Chemistry methods. Our customers expect Strem to provide cutting-edge research products and the addition of Enzymatic Flow Reactors - for Biocatalysis applications confirms our commitment to meet their needs," said Strem's Chief Operating Officer Dr. Ephraim S. Honig.

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About GoNano Technologies, Inc.
GoNano Technologies, Inc produces high surface area materials for transformational solutions in pollution control, biocatalysis, catalysis, composites and sensory technologies. GoNano’s products and domain expertise leverage our ability to integrate bulk substrates with proprietary silica Nanospring matrices. To better understand how Nanosprings can be integrated into your products or processes, please call 208.892.2000 or visit our website at www.gonano-technologies.com.

About Strem Chemicals, Inc.

Strem Chemicals, Inc., established in 1964, is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals of high purity. Strem’s key products include catalysts, ligands, organometallics, metal carbonyls and nanomaterials. Its products are used for research and development and commercial scale applications, especially in the pharmaceutical, microelectronics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries. Strem Chemicals also provides custom synthesis, process development and cGMP manufacturing services. For more information visit www.strem.com.

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Contacts:
Tim Kinkeade
GoNano Technologies, Inc
USA
Phone: 208.892.2000
Fax: 208.892.2001

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