Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Important bio-chemical, serine, produced on a large scale by E.coli

E. coli cells have now been engineered into producing large quantities of serine, which is used in detergents, tube feeding formula, and as building blocks for many important chemicals. Using the evolutionary technique ALE, scientists managed to develop this robust and commercially interesting cell line.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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