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CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL BIOFLOCCULANT FROM A MARINE BACTERIUM AND ITS APPLICATION IN DYE WASTEWATER TREATMENT

The identification of microorganisms with excellent flocculant-producing capability and optimization of the fermentation process are...

A RESEQUENCING PATHOGEN MICROARRAY METHOD FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE ETIOLOGIES ASSOCIATED WITH CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM INFECTION

Abstract Central nervous system infection results in significant health and economic burdens worldwide, but the diversity of causative...

 
 
 

A SEVEN-GENE CLUSTER IN RUMINICLOSTRIDIUM CELLULOLYTICUM IS ESSENTIAL FOR SIGNALIZATION, UPTAKE AND CATABOLISM OF THE DEGRADATION PRODUCTS OF CELLULOSE HYDROLYSIS

Like a number of anaerobic and cellulolytic Gram-positive bacteria, the model microorganism Ruminiclostridium cellulolyticum produces...

Beyond Biofuels: Berkeley Lab Facility a Catalyst for Broader Bio-based Economy

BEYOND BIOFUELS: BERKELEY LAB FACILITY A CATALYST FOR BROADER BIO-BASED ECONOMY

When the Department of Energy's Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory commenced operations...

 
 
 
Cover Picture: Biotechnology Journal 10/2017

COVER PICTURE: BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL 10/2017

Microorganism can be developed to efficient cell factories by rational systems metabolic engineering strategies, including systems...

COLD SHOCKS OF ANAMMOX BIOFILM STIMULATE NITROGEN REMOVAL AT LOW TEMPERATURES

Abstract The adaptation of anammox to low temperatures is crucial for sustaining energy-efficient nitrogen removal from the mainstream...

 
 
 
Your mouth's role in gut health and immunity: Researchers discover childhood environment has more influence than genetics

YOUR MOUTH'S ROLE IN GUT HEALTH AND IMMUNITY: RESEARCHERS DISCOVER CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENT HAS MORE INFLUENCE THAN GENETICS

A new study discovered that the mix of microorganisms that dwell in a person's saliva is largely determined by the human's household...

 
 
 

16S RRNA GENE SEQUENCING REVEALS SITE-SPECIFIC SIGNATURES OF THE UPPER AND LOWER AIRWAYS OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS PATIENTS

Publication date: Available online 18 August 2017 Author(s): Sarah K. Lucas, Robert Yang, Jordan M. Dunitz, Holly C. Boyer, Ryan C....

 
 
 

METAGENOMICS OF MICROBIAL AND VIRAL LIFE IN TERRESTRIAL GEOTHERMAL ENVIRONMENTS

Abstract Geothermally heated regions of Earth, such as terrestrial volcanic areas and deep-sea hydrothermal vents, represent a variety...

Will Glyphosate Affect Your Digestive System?

WILL GLYPHOSATE AFFECT YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM?

How is Glyphosate toxic to humans? Microorganisms that are progenic happen to be of high necessity for the good health of mammals....

 
 
 

EXPRESSION AND SECRETION OF FUNGAL ENDOGLUCANASE II AND CHIMERIC CELLOBIOHYDROLASE I IN THE OLEAGINOUS YEAST LIPOMYCES STARKEYI

Lipomyces starkeyi is one of the leading lipid-producing microorganisms reported to date; its genetic transformation was only recently...

TWO BIFUNCTIONAL ENZYMES FROM THE MARINE PROTIST THRAUSTOCHYTRIUM ROSEUM: BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF WAX ESTER SYNTHASE/ACYL-COA:DIACYLGLYCEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE ACTIVITY CATALYZING WAX ESTER AND TRIACYLGLYCEROL SYNTHESIS

Triacylglycerols and wax esters are important neutral lipids which serve as energy reservoir in some plants and microorganisms. In...

 
 
 

INTEGRATING MULTI-OMICS ANALYSES OF NONOMURAEA DIETZIAE TO REVEAL THE ROLE OF SOYBEAN OIL IN MELEU)4-CSA OVERPRODUCTION

Nonomuraea dietziae is a promising microorganism to mediate the region-specific monooxygenation reaction of cyclosporine A . The main...

What's On Your Skin? Archaea, That's What

WHAT'S ON YOUR SKIN? ARCHAEA, THAT'S WHAT

It turns out your skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms - ­and they're not just bacteria. A study by the Department of...

 
 
 
Microscale disruption of microorganisms for parallelized process development

MICROSCALE DISRUPTION OF MICROORGANISMS FOR PARALLELIZED PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

Abstract Escherichia coli , Saccharomyces cerevisiae , and Pichia pastoris are the standard platforms for biopharmaceutical production...

REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST-BACTERIAL MEMORY OF GUT INFLAMMATION

The microbiome, or the collections of microorganisms present in the body, is known to affect human health and disease and researchers...

 
 
 

SYNBIOTIC FERMENTATION FOR THE CO-PRODUCTION OF LACTIC AND LACTOBIONIC ACIDS FROM RESIDUAL DAIRY WHEY

Abstract Besides its properties as an antioxidant, stabilizer or acidifier, lactobionic acid has emerged as a potential prebiotic compound,...

ENHANCED EXPRESSION OF CYSTEINE-RICH ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDE SNAKIN-1 IN ESCHERICHIA COLI USING AN AGGREGATION-PRONE PROTEIN COEXPRESSION SYSTEM

Abstract Snakin-1 is a cysteine-rich plant antimicrobial peptide and the first purified member of the snakin family. SN-1 shows potent...