Enzymes

Automatic construction of metabolic models with enzyme constraints

2 days ago   |   BMC Bioinformatics

In order to improve the accuracy of constraint-based metabolic models, several approaches have been developed which intend to integrate additional biological information. Two...
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Characterization and expression analysis of P5CS gene in two distinct populations of the Atlantic Forest native species Eugenia uniflora L

4 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Eugenia uniflora is an Atlantic Forest native species, occurring in contrasting edaphoclimatic environments. The identification of genes involved in response to...
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Insights into the thermostability and product specificity of a maltooligosaccharide-forming amylase from Bacillus stearothermophilus STB04

4 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Objectives Analyze the thermostability, mode of action, and product specificity of a maltooligosaccharide-forming amylase from Bacillus stearothermophilus STB04 from...
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Optimized immobilization of endoglucanase Cel9A onto glutaraldehyde activated chitosan nanoparticles by Response Surface Methodology: The study of kinetic behaviors

6 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Immobilization of enzyme onto nanoparticles such as chitosan can have biotechnological importance. In this study, chitosan nanoparticles were prepared by Ionic...
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Structure-based directed evolution improves S. cerevisiae growth on xylose by influencing in vivo enzyme performance

6 days ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

Efficient bioethanol production from hemicellulose feedstocks by Saccharomyces cerevisiae requires xylose utilization. Whereas S. cerevisiae does not metabolize xylose...
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The Opposite Effect of Low Temperature on the Pho1a Starch Phosphorylase Gene Expression in Solanum tuberosum L. Tubers and Petota Species Leaves

7 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Starch turnover is important for plant response to abiotic stresses and plastidic starch phosphorylase Pho1a is a key enzyme regulating starch metabolism. In this...
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How controlling fat 'doormen' could lead to new obesity treatments

7 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Fat cells take in nutrients and let out energy-supplying lipids in a finely tuned process that prevents the excessive buildup of belly fat. Scientists at Yale University have...
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Genome-wide characterization of the laccase gene family in Setaria viridis reveals members potentially involved in lignification

8 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Main conclusion Five laccase genes are potentially involved in developmental lignification in the model C4 grass Setaria viridis and their different tissue...
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Production, purification and physicochemical characterization of D-xylose/glucose isomerase from Escherichia coli strain BL21

8 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Cell lysate of Escherichia coli strain BL21 showed significant D-glucose isomerase activity. The rate of glucose conversion was increased up to 40% when cells were...
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UDSMProt: Universal Deep Sequence Models for Protein Classification

9 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationInferring the properties of a protein from its amino acid sequence is one of the key problems in bioinformatics. Most state-of-the-art approaches for protein...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

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Bio Roundup: EQRx's Ambitions, Nektar No Vote, New Frazier Fund & More

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Cancer Drug Developer BioNTech to Buy Neon Therapeutics in $67M Deal

Cancer Drug Developer BioNTech to Buy Neon Therapeutics in $67M Deal

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Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

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Mayo Clinic Joins $60M Financing for Biomedical Software Firm nference

Mayo Clinic Joins $60M Financing for Biomedical Software Firm nference

Startup nference has closed a $60 million Series B financing round to expand the use of its augmented intelligence platform in clinical research and drug development. Mayo... Read more ...

How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

Four of the six of us from my high school inner circle have had breast cancer over the past two years. And that has me wondering. Did a shared environmental exposure, stamped... Read more ...

Stepping into their own

Stepping into their own

Two Bond Life Sciences Center researchers find their path in teaching and research Sarah Unruh and Vinit Shanbhag have both taken paths that have led them toward teaching... Read more ...

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics, a company aiming to apply CRISPR gene editing to a wider range of genetic diseases, has raised $61 million in financing. The Series B round was led by... Read more ...

Quantitative visualization of subcellular lignocellulose revealing the...

As a renewable carbon source, biomass energy not only helps in resolving the management problems of lignocellulosic wastes, but also helps to alleviate the global climate... Read more ...

Plant hormone induced enrichment of Chlorella sp. omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids have various health benefits in combating against neurological problems, cancers, cardiac problems and hypertriglyceridemia. The main dietary omega-3 fatty... Read more ...