Jun. 12, 2019News
Microorganisms often assemble natural products similar to product assembly lines. Certain enzymes, non-ribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPS), play a key role in this process. Biotechnologists at Goethe University have now succeeded in ...
Apr. 18, 2019News
Engineering bacteria to intelligently sense and respond to disease states, from infections to cancer, has become a promising focus of synthetic biology. Rapid advances in genetic engineering tools have enabled researchers to ...
Jan. 15, 2019News
The ability of cells to adhere to each other and to their environment is the basis for multicellular life. Adhesion occurs via diverse receptors at the surface of cells that bind to specific ligands in their surroundings.
Dec. 28, 2018News
This article by Dr. Emine Sekerdag et al. is published in Current Neuropharmacology, Volume 16, Issue 9, 2018
Aug. 31, 2018News
More than 1,000 species of bacteria have been identified in the human gut, and understanding this incredibly diverse "microbiome" that can greatly impact health and disease is a hot topic in scientific research. Because bacteria ...
May. 10, 2016News
Lehigh researchers have successfully demonstrated the first precisely controlled, biological way to manufacture quantum dots. This one-step method starts with engineered bacterial cells in a simple, aqueous solution and ends with ...
Dec. 02, 2015News
Bioengineering company Genomatica and Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem have successfully produced butadiene (BD) at laboratory scale using their direct, bio-based process.
Jan. 28, 2015News
Stanford University: Biology relies upon the precise activation of specific genes to work properly. If that sequence gets out of whack, or one gene turns on only partially, the outcome can often lead to a disease.
Jan. 14, 2015News
Biopolis: Delta Electronics INT'L (Singapore) and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR announced the official opening of the Delta-IBN Life Science and Diagnostics Lab at the Biopolis. The lab aims to develop ...
Mar. 31, 2014News
IBN (Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology)'s researchers have discovered a new chemical process that can convert adipic acid directly from sugar. Meaning, in the future, the clothes you wear could be made from sugar.
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