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Acid Phosphatases for Biocatalysis of Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Intermediates

The addition of the phosphate group (PO43-) to a compound is known as phosphorylation. This short article introduces some of the enzymatic routes by which this phosphorylation ... More Info

Thermostable Alcohol Dehydrogenases

Reactions involving the reduction of carbonyl groups in ketones and aldehydes are amongst the most sought-after in organic synthesis. This reduction to form primary or secondary ... More Info

Poster for New Extended Spectrum b-Lactamase

Poster presented at Society for General Microbiology meeting, University of Warwick, 3rd to 5th September 2012 We have created a poster (see link below) that presents the properties ... More Info

Key Reviews: Engineering the Third Wave of Biocatalysis

Bornscheuer, U.T. et al., Nature, Volume: 485, Pages: 185–194, Date published: (10 May 2012), doi:10.1038/nature11117 This is an important and accessible review of modern ... More Info

Report on Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Biotechnology Group conference, London, 3rd March 2012

What can DNA do for you?: DNA Technology and applications  The DNA technology conference mainly focused on the next generation sequencing (NGS) and its applications. Since ... More Info

Enzymes for Biosensors – Important factors in your choice

Biosensors are becoming increasingly sophisticated and therefore it is increasingly important that the enzymes that are the key part of this technology are of the required quality. For ... More Info