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Sustainable production of an industrially relevant amino acid by fermentation
DSMZ scientist uses Synthetic Biology for the environmentally friendly production of D-phenylglycine
A team led by Professor Yvonne Mast from the Leibniz Institute DSMZ has succeeded in establishing a fermentative pathway for the production of D-phenylglycine - an important building block for products of the pharmaceutical industry. More ...
Our metadatabase of organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial and archaeal biodiversity.
TYGS offers a truly genome-based classification and identification of prokaryotic strains without overestimating phylogenetic confidence.
Nomenclature up-to-date is a compilation of all names of Bacteria & Archaea which have been validly published according to the Bacteriological Code.
Since STR microsatellites are stable as well as highly polymorphic in human populations, STR profiling is shown to be ideal for authentication of human cell line samples.