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For regular attenders at the large CHAINS meeting (3rd-5th Dec) the ROBOX items will now be noticable. This year University of Maastricht presented their latest results on polymers with novel properties from monomers produced by biocatalysis If you want to find out more about these and other EU funded results about making enzymes available for…

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Workshops and Meetings


The ROBOX members are presenting at the following upcoming conferences – c-LEcta GmbH will be at the Gordon Research Conference Biocatalysis and at the EMBO workshop “Enzymes, biocatalysis and chemical biology: At the new frontiers to present on the development of ADH and NOX for robust, selective and efficient oxidation reactions suitable for industrial processes.…

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7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress

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 Although the conference covers all aspects of catalysis there is a strong biocatalysis lineup. Biological catalysis Convenor: Dick Janssen…

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Manchester Institute of Biotechnology Open Day 2016 The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) organises and contributes to a range of outreach, public engagement and widening participation events throughout the year in accordance with the University of Manchester’s social responsibility remit. The latest of these was the institute’s 5th A-Level Open Day which, this year, featured…

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ROBOX Publications

Recent ROBOX Posters

Here are our latest posters that give more details about our results. Please contact us if you wish to find out more. From ACIB some results on drug metabolite synthesis – Combinatorial Optimization strategies to increase Human P450 catalytic Activity in whole cell Biotransformations From DTU two posters on implementation of biooxidation – Kinetic Evaluation…

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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 –…

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Some More ROBOX Publications

RUG made a significant contribution to this paper on enzyme improvement Manipulating the stereoselectivity of the thermostable Baeyer–Villiger monooxygenase TmCHMO by directed evolution Abstract   UAB have led the publication of a collaborative ROBOX paper An immobilized and highly stabilized self-sufficient monooxygenase as biocatalyst for oxidative biotransformations Full Paper UNIMAN publish a new paper on…

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