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Energies 2017, 10(4), 473; doi:10.3390/en10040473

Recent Progress and Novel Applications in Enzymatic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide

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Department for Management of Science and Technology Development & Faculty of Applied Sciences, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 712-749, Korea
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul 04107, Korea
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Materials & Process Engineering (iMMC-IMAP), Université catholique de Louvain, Place Sainte Barbe 2, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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Academic Editor: Fernando Rubiera González
Received: 4 March 2017 / Revised: 20 March 2017 / Accepted: 27 March 2017 / Published: 3 April 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue CO2 Capture)
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Turning carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and chemicals using chemical, photochemical, electrochemical, and enzymatic methods could be used to recycle large quantities of carbon. The enzymatic method, which is inspired by cellular CO2 metabolism, has attracted considerable attention for efficient CO2 conversion due to improved selectivity and yields under mild reaction conditions. In this review, the research progress of green and potent enzymatic conversion of CO2 into useful fuels and chemicals was discussed. Furthermore, applications of the enzymatic conversion of CO2 to assist in CO2 capture and sequestration were highlighted. A summary including the industrial applications, barriers, and some perspectives on the research and development of the enzymatic approach to convert CO2 were introduced. View Full-Text
Keywords: carbon dioxide (CO2); enzymatic conversion of CO2; CO2 utilization; CO2 capture; CO2 sequestration carbon dioxide (CO2); enzymatic conversion of CO2; CO2 utilization; CO2 capture; CO2 sequestration
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Long, N.V.D.; Lee, J.; Koo, K.-K.; Luis, P.; Lee, M. Recent Progress and Novel Applications in Enzymatic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide. Energies 2017, 10, 473.

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