Co-immobilization multienzyme nanoreactor with co-factor regeneration for conversion of CO2

Ren, Sizhu, Wang, Ziyuan, Bilal, Muhammad, Feng, Yuxiao, Jiang, Yunhong, Jia, Shiru and Cui, Jiandong (2020) Co-immobilization multienzyme nanoreactor with co-factor regeneration for conversion of CO2. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 155. pp. 110-118. ISSN 0141-8130

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Multienzymatic conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) into chemicals has been extensively studied. However, regeneration and reuse of co-factor are still the main problems for the efficient conversion of CO2. In this study, a nanoscale multienzyme reactor was constructed by encapsulating simultaneously carbonic anhydrase (CA), formate dehydrogenase (FateDH), co-factor (NADH), and glutamate dehydrogenases (GDH) into ZIF-8. In the multienzyme reactors, cationic polyelectrolyte (polyethyleneimine, PEI) was doped in the ZIF-8 by dissolving it in the precursors of ZIF-8. Co-factor (NADH) was anchored in ZIF-8 by ion exchange between PEI (positive charge) and co-factor (negative charge), and regenerated through GDH embedded in the ZIF-8, thus keeping high activity of FateDH. Activity recovery of FateDH in the multienzyme reactors reached 50%. Furthermore, the dissolution of CO2 in the reaction solution was increased significantly by the combination of CA and ZIF-8. As a result, the nanoscale multienzyme reactor exhibited superior capacity for conversion of CO2 to formate. Compared with free multienzyme system, formate yield was increased 4.6-fold by using the nanoscale multienzyme reactor. Furthermore, the nanoscale multienzyme reactor still retained 50% of its original productivity after 8 cycles, indicating excellent reusability.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carbon dioxide, Bioconversion, Cofactor regeneration, ZIF-8, Multienzyme system
Subjects: C700 Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2020 15:36
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 15:33

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