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Metabolic Engineering

New technology for enzyme design

21 Jun 2018 News & Events

Scientists have chemically modified the enzyme levansucrase using a new method. The enzyme can now produce sugar polymers that are exciting for applications in the food industry and medicine.

Artificial antimicrobial peptides could help overcome drug-resistant bacteria

08 May 2018 News & Events

With aid of computer algorithm, researchers develop peptides more powerful than those found in nature

Sensor strategy a boon for synthetic biology

08 May 2018 News & Events

Rice University lab's technique can fine-tune two-component biological sensors