Sustainability

Engineering plants virus resistance: from RNA silencing to genome editing strategies

4 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Viral diseases severely affect crop yield and quality, thereby threatening global food security. Genetic improvement of plant virus resistance is essential for...
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Single mutation at a highly conserved region of chloramphenicol acetyltransferase enables isobutyl acetate production directly from cellulose by Clostridium thermocellum at elevated temperatures

6 days ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

Esters are versatile chemicals and potential drop-in biofuels. To develop a sustainable production platform, microbial ester biosynthesis using alcohol acetyltransferases has...
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Program Manager - BD - San Diego, CA

9 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   2 articles

Experience in life sciences, biotechnology medical device or diagnostic industries preferred. Leading multi-functional Sustaining Core team and extended teams...From BD - Sat...
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Biosynthesis of rhamnolipid by a Marinobacter species expands the paradigm of biosurfactant synthesis to a new genus of the marine microflora

10 days ago   |   Microbial Cell Factories

In comparison to synthetically derived surfactants, biosurfactants produced from microbial culture are generally regarded by industry as being more sustainable and possess...
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Slip and Hall Current Effects on Jeffrey Fluid Suspension Flow in a Peristaltic Hydromagnetic Blood Micropump

11 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract The magnetic properties of blood allow it to be manipulated with an electromagnetic field. Electromagnetic blood flow pumps are a robust technology which provide more...
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Automated Detection of Parkinson's Disease Based on Multiple Types of Sustained Phonations using Linear Discriminant Analysis and Genetically Optimized Neural Network

Automated Detection of Parkinson's Disease Based on Multiple Types of Sustained Phonations using Linear Discriminant Analysis and Genetically Optimized Neural Network

13 days ago   |   EMBS   |   2 articles

Liaqat Ali , Ce Zhu , Zhonghao Zhang , Yipeng Liu Early Access Note: Early Access articles are new content made available in advance of the final electronic or print versions...
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The liquid fraction from hydrothermal pretreatment of wheat straw provides lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases with both electrons and H2O2 co-substrate

13 days ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

Enzyme-aided valorization of lignocellulose represents a green and sustainable alternative to the traditional chemical industry. The recently discovered lytic polysaccharide...
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A review on commercial-scale high-value products that can be produced alongside cellulosic ethanol

13 days ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

The demand for fossil derivate fuels and chemicals has increased, augmenting concerns on climate change, global economic stability, and sustainability on fossil resources...
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Cheap as chips: Identifying plant genes to ensure food security

13 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Scientists have developed a new approach enabling researchers to more efficiently identify the genes that control plant traits. This method will enable plant breeders and...
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Cheap as chips: identifying plant genes to ensure food security

13 days ago   |   Phys   |   3 articles

An international team of scientists led by the University of Goettingen has developed a new approach that enables researchers to more efficiently identify the genes that...
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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

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

SeaGen to Seek FDA Nod After Breast Cancer Drug Hits Goals of Key Study

SeaGen to Seek FDA Nod After Breast Cancer Drug Hits Goals of Key Study

An experimental breast cancer drug from Seattle Genetics is headed for FDA review after the company reported a pivotal clinical trial met its main goals. The company has been... Read more ...

Backed by $50M, Verseau Launches to Reprogram Immune Cells Against Cancer

Backed by $50M, Verseau Launches to Reprogram Immune Cells Against Cancer

Cancer therapies that harness the immune system don't work for all patients. Verseau Therapeutics aims to bring cancer immunotherapy to more people by targeting a type of... Read more ...

The secret of classic Belgian beers? Medieval super-yeasts

An international team of scientists led by Prof. Kevin Verstrepen and Prof. Steven Maere has discovered that some of the most renowned classic Belgian beers, including Gueuze... Read more ...

Edible grasshoppers can be modified for better fatty acid composition

It is possible to modify the fatty acid composition of edible grasshoppers by adding essential fatty acids in their feed, new research from the University of Eastern Finland... Read more ...

Manager, Engineering - Bachem - Vista, CA

The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. Handle complete project life cycle from design, planning and implementation...From Bachem... Read more ...

Bayer backs off running Casebia JV, as CRISPR Tx takes over management

Three years after Bayer and gene-editing biotech CRISPR Therapeutics joined forces to launch and run Casebia Therapeutics, the German Pharma is now handing over the full reins... Read more ...

Uncovering the principles behind RNA folding

Using high-throughput next-generation sequencing technology, a researcher found similarities in the folding tendencies among a family of RNA molecules called riboswitches... Read more ...

Listening in to how proteins talk and learning their language

A research team has created a third approach to engineering proteins that uses deep learning to distill the fundamental features of proteins directly from their amino acid... Read more ...

Pinpointing biomolecules with nanometer accuracy

Scientists demonstrate a new approach in fluorescence microscopy that can be used to locate individual biomolecules in 3D space with nanometer-scale precision. Read more ...

How the mouse X and Y chromosomes compete with each other to control offspring

New research presents the first demonstration of a specific difference in sperm function associated with sex ratio skewing. Read more ...