Dr Sean Brady’s team at New York’s Rockefeller University has been busy unearthing antibiotics using a gene sequencing technique to analyse more than 1,000 soil samples taken from across the US and and they discovered malacidins. Their discovery represents the first discovery of a new class of antibiotic since the discovery of teixobactin in 2015…
See our VIP award winning publication on fused oxidation enzymes
“Design of Artificial Alcohol Oxidases: Alcohol Dehydrogenase–NADPH Oxidase Fusions for Continuous Oxidations”
Our latest publication from RUG/UP has applied cumulative alanine mutagenesis approach to cyclohexanone monooxygenase from Thermocrispum municipale, a flavin-dependent Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenase to demonstrate “Side-Chain Pruning Has Limited Impact on Substrate Preference in a Promiscuous Enzyme”
Our partner RUG have published a paper on how ROBOX catalysts can be used to add value to glycerol – a byproduct of biodiesel production that is treated as waste.
“Structure-based engineering of Phanerochaete chrysosporium alcohol oxidase for enhanced oxidative power towards glycerol”
See ROBOX latest publication from RUG
The 7th EuCheMS Chemistry conference, 26-30 August 2018 is in Liverpool, UK. The conference has excellent keynote speakers, and there is still time for submitting abstracts for oral and poster presentations (deadline February 19). See https://www.euchems2018.org/ Although the conference covers all aspects of catalysis there is a strong biocatalysis lineup. Biological catalysis Convenor: Dick Janssen…
The ‘5th Winter Process Chemistry Conference’ will be held in Manchester at the MCC, December 11th – 13th 2018. Our partner UNIMAN will present on biocatalysis for use in industry.
There is a student rate to attend and also an opportunity for them to present a poster.
The 1st BIOCASCADES Symposium “Reaction Concepts for Industrial Biocatalysis” will take place on April 9th – 11th 2018 in Bielefeld, Germany. The conference will bring together 100 participants from academia and industry offering network opportunities and fostering discussions on current advances in industrial biocatalysis. The lectures will be divided into three scientific sessions: Process Catalysis…