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Surface charge engineering of a Bacillus gibsonii subtilisin protease
In proteins, a posttranslational deamidation process converts asparagine (Asn) and glutamine (Gln) residues into negatively charged aspartic (Asp) and glutamic acid (Glu), respectively. This processExpand
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Increasing activity and thermal resistance of Bacillus gibsonii alkaline protease (BgAP) by directed evolution
Bacillus gibsonii Alkaline Protease (BgAP) is a recently reported subtilisin protease exhibiting activity and stability properties suitable for applications in laundry and dish washing detergents.Expand
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Targeting microplastic particles in the void of diluted suspensions.
Accumulation of microplastic in the environment and food chain will be a grand challenge for our society. Polyurethanes are widely used synthetic polymers in medical (e.g. catheters) and industrialExpand
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KnowVolution of a Fungal Laccase toward Alkaline pH
To date, commercial laccase preparations are used in the food, textile, and paper and pulp industries (mild pH). Laccases are attractive in the synthesis of dye molecules or oxidative ligninExpand
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Rapid and Robust Coating Method to Render Polydimethylsiloxane Surfaces Cell Adhesive.
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a synthetic material with excellent properties for biomedical applications due to its easy fabrication method, high flexibility, permeability to oxygen, transparency,Expand
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Advances in protease engineering for laundry detergents.
Proteases are essential ingredients in modern laundry detergents. Over the past 30 years, subtilisin proteases employed in the laundry detergent industry have been engineered by directed evolutionExpand
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Biofunctional Microgel-Based Fertilizers for Controlled Foliar Delivery of Nutrients to Plants.
Foliar application of micronutrients (e.g. Fe3+ ) onto plants over an extended time is challenging and often not possible due to insufficient rainfastness. Smart delivery systems which enableExpand
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Sortase-Mediated Surface Functionalization of Stimuli-Responsive Microgels.
In this work we explored an enzyme-mediated method for selective and efficient decoration of aqueous microgels with biomolecules. Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) (VCL) microgels with varied amounts ofExpand
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Anchor peptides: A green and versatile method for polypropylene functionalization
Abstract Polypropylene is one of the widest spread commodity polymers in plastic industry with an estimated global consumption of 62.4 million tons in 2020. Surface modification of polypropylene isExpand
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Directed Evolution of Hyaluronic Acid Synthase from Pasteurella multocida towards High‐Molecular‐Weight Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic acid (HA), with diverse cosmetic and medical applications, is the natural glycosaminoglycan product of HA synthases. Although process and/or metabolic engineering are used for industrialExpand
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