The thermophilic fungus Thermothelomyces thermophila is currently being investigated by a team of Dutch and Italian researchers in the frame of the ROBOX project that is particularly devoted on the development of possibly robust methods for the oxidation of industrially relevant compounds. One of the notoriously difficult reactions to be performed in chemical synthesis is…Details
Our partner DTU will organize a workshop on Process Development for Biooxidations on April 18-20.
ROBOX presents at CHAINS 2017: Chemistry for the Future
Max Furst from RUG presents at CHAINS
With over 1500 participants CHAINS reaches out to the Dutch chemical research communities and was held on 5-7 December 2017 in Veldhoven.
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 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…Details
ROBOX has released a new video
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.
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,…Details
This key enzyme group has been reviewed by one of Europe’s leading biocatalysis expert.
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