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Production of recombinant proteins by microbes and higher organisms.
Large proteins are usually expressed in a eukaryotic system while smaller ones are expressed in prokaryotic systems. For proteins that require glycosylation, mammalian cells, fungi or the baculovirusExpand
Cellulase, Clostridia, and Ethanol
SUMMARY Biomass conversion to ethanol as a liquid fuel by the thermophilic and anaerobic clostridia offers a potential partial solution to the problem of the world's dependence on petroleum forExpand
XPB, a subunit of TFIIH, is a target of the natural product triptolide.
Triptolide (1) is a structurally unique diterpene triepoxide isolated from a traditional Chinese medicinal plant with anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, contraceptive and antitumor activities. ItsExpand
Manual of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
MANUAL OF INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY , MANUAL OF INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY , کتابخانه مرکزی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران
Pharmaceutically active secondary metabolites of microorganisms
  • A. Demain
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • 1 October 1999
Abstract The antibiotics have been useful in our battles against infectious bacteria and fungi for over 50 years. However, many antibiotics are used commercially, or are potentially useful, inExpand
The peptide antibiotics of Bacillus: chemistry, biogenesis, and possible functions.
Microbial drug discovery: 80 years of progress
Microbes have made a phenomenal contribution to the health and well-being of people throughout the world. In addition to producing many primary metabolites, such as amino acids, vitamins andExpand
Effect of nutrition of Monascus sp. on formation of red pigments
SummaryA higher producer of ascospores and pigments, Monascus strain TTWMB 6042, was used to study regulation of pigment production by nutrients. An initial medium containing 4% glucose, 0.3% NH4NO3Expand
Microbial Enzymes: Tools for Biotechnological Processes
Microbial enzymes are of great importance in the development of industrial bioprocesses. Current applications are focused on many different markets including pulp and paper, leather, detergents andExpand
Metabolic regulation of fermentation processes
To compete in nature against other forms of life, microorganisms possess regulatory mechanisms which control production of their metabolites, thus, protecting against overproduction and excretion ofExpand
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