Fine bubble-based CO2 capture mediated by triethanolamine coupled to whole cell biotransformation

Daniel Ohde, Benjamin Thomas, Simon Matthes, Zeynep Percin, Claudia Engelmann, Paul Bubenheim, Koichi Terasaka, Michael Schlüter, Andreas Liese, TUHH Universitätsbibliothek, TUHH Universitätsbibliothek
This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Carbon capture technology can be set up in combination with biocatalysis to utilize the bound CO 2 as substrate in the Kolbe-Schmitt like enzymatic reaction. The exemplary whole cell biotransformation of catechol to 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid in a triethanolamine-mediated multiphase system shows
more » ... hase system shows increased equilibrium conversion. Apart from the beneficial thermodynamics, the inherent fluid properties of triethanolamine is enabling easy application of CO 2 fine bubbles as highly efficient gassing method to minimize the CO 2 demand and CO 2 emissions.
doi:10.15480/882.2530 fatcat:yxbulqfgjnbhxlncikcn6l2ad4