Reactions in Compartmentalized Liquids

Proceedings of a Symposium held at the Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung, Bielefeld/ FRG, September 11.–14, 1988

Editors: Knoche, Wilhelm, Schomäcker, Reinhard (Eds.)

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At the annual meetings ofthe "Fast Reactions in Solution Discussion Group" of the Royal Society of Chemistry, an increasing number of contributions is concerned with reactions in complex liquids, where the solvents cannot be regarded as homogeneous media but where their microstructure has to be taken into account. In order to summarize the different aspects of those solvents, the 1988 meeting of the group has been held as a symposium devoted to "Compartmentalized Liquids". The contributions concerned different fields of science from mathematics, physics, and chemistry to food research and pharmacy. Thus it was appropriate to organize the meeting afthe Zentrum fUr interdiszipliniire Forschung at Bielefeld. Envisaging compartmentalized liquids on a scale descending size, we may order the systems described in this volume from colloidal solutions, gels, hydro col­ loids, membranes, vesicles, microemulsions, micellar solutions, macrocyclic complexes to "cages" involved in bimolecular encounter. In recent years many experimental and theoretical studies have been performed on those systems, and they are also of growing interest for technical applications. Two important reasons for the investigation of compartmentalized liquids as reaction media are: i) they are suited for performing reactions between water-soluble and oil-soluble reactants, ii) they provide large internal interfaces, where reactions may be catalyzed. Due to the large interfaces, the diffusion of molecules is restricted, and for the theoretical treatment of reaction rates in these systems the concept offractal geometry seems to be appropriate. Therefore contribu­ tions concerning fractals are included in this volume.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Microemulsions as Liquid Media for Chemical Reactions

    Kahlweit, M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Lipases as Examples for Enzymes in Reverse Micelles

    Walde, P.

    Pages 11-19

  • Aerosol-OT and Igepal Water-in-Oil Microemulsions: Compartmentation and Properties of Methemoglobin

    Feustel, D. (et al.)

    Pages 21-29

  • Deprotonation and Alkylation of 1,3-Indandiones in a Water/N-Heptane/N-Octyl-Phenyl-Pentaoxyethylene Microemulsion

    Schomäcker, Reinhard (et al.)

    Pages 31-38

  • Kinetics of Azide Binding to Chloroperoxidase in Water and Reversed Micelles of Sodium Dodecylsulphate, Hexanol and Water

    Jobe, D. J. (et al.)

    Pages 39-51

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reactions in Compartmentalized Liquids
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of a Symposium held at the Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung, Bielefeld/ FRG, September 11.–14, 1988
Editors
  • Wilhelm Knoche
  • Reinhard Schomäcker
Copyright
1989
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-74787-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-74787-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-51188-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 233
Number of Illustrations and Tables
11 b/w illustrations
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