The Value of Alcohol Dehydrogenases (ADHs)

This interesting review covers a range of known applications of these interesting enzymes to synthesize useful molecules “Recent advances in biotechnological applications of alcohol dehydrogenases”

ROBOX is developing several new versions of these enzymes and are available from our partners – if you are interested please contact us John.Whittall@manchester.ac.uk

See EU Funded project videos

See EU funded project videos Research and innovation projects supported by the European Union through Horizon 2020 and previous framework programmes are having a real impact on the life of Europe’s citizens and our society as a whole.With this playlist of videos from EU funded research and innovation projects you can find out about EU…

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ROBOX partner paper on “A REDUCTIVE AMINASE FROM Aspergillus oryzae”

Reductive amination is one of the most important methods for the synthesis of chiral amines. The paper from ROBOX partner UNIMAN “A reductive aminase from Aspergillus oryzae” is attracting attention. This enzyme can be applied to ROBOX alcohol and ketone products to create cascade reactions of interest for industry.

https://www.nature.com/articles/nchem.2782?WT.feed_name=subjects_chemistry

Living organism with synthetic DNA

A interesting advance in biotechnology https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24659.epdf  TSRI Scientists Create First Stable Semisynthetic Organism LA JOLLA, CA – January 23, 2017 – Life’s genetic code has only ever contained four natural bases. These bases pair up to form two “base pairs”—the rungs of the DNA ladder—and they have simply been rearranged to create bacteria and butterflies,…

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