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Scientists reprogramme ancient enzyme for sustainable biotechnology

A team of researchers led by Uppsala University, Sweden, have resurrected and reprogrammed an ancient enzyme that can be used to develop sustainable biotechnologies. The...

Why cold-adapted enzymes lose functionality at room temperature

New research conducted at Uppsala University, could explain why cold-adapted enzymes experience extreme functionality loss at room temperature. Using large-scale computations, Uppsala University researchers have...

Exchanging genes for the first time using CRISPR/Cas technology

For the first time, a team of researchers have not only exchange single genes but recombined entire chromosomes with the CRISPR/Cas technology. As reported in...

Harvesting mammalian cells with only one filter per batch

Dr Mueller (DrM), Switzerland, manufactures innovative filters that can tackle large batch sizes and cell concentrations in the production of biologics. As the biologics industry...

Antimicrobial coating reduces spread of salmonella and listeria by 99.9%

Scientists have created a water-resistant antimicrobial coating that, when applied to surfaces that are regularly in contact with food, reduces the spread of salmonella...

The importance of international collaboration in times of global crisis

Many scientists have received funding to solve issues associated with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, a large portion of the funding has been provided by...

Capturing complex and emergent properties in molecular biology

Meet NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering – a paradigm shift focusing on molecular factories, cellular systems and the improvement of health. The National Centres of Competence...

Optimising microbial electrochemical technologies in the real world

The International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology aims to find solutions to overcome the challenges that have been...

Stem cell production: boosting applications in cellular and gene therapy

The Stem Cell Engineering Research Group, Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, focuses on the development of cell production systems for the ex-vivo expansion on...

Researchers have discovered that blue-green algae can produce oil

A study conducted by the University of Bonn, Germany, has shown that cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, can produce oil. Until now, it was believed that...

Researchers develop low-cost cell-free biotechnology

Researchers have developed a low-cost approach to improving cell-free biotechnology’s utility for bio-manufacturing and portability for field applications. A team of researchers at California Polytechnic...

What are the driving factors behind the synthetic biology market?

The synthetic biology market valuation hit $4.96bn in 2018 and is projected to gain CAGR of 26.3% during 2019–2027. According to a report by Transparency...

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