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FLYER FINAL WORKSHOP WOODZYMES-v3
2021-10-14

PRESS RELEASE: Final Workshop of WoodZymes European Project to be held online on November 4th, 2021 Madrid, October 14th, 2021 - The WoodZymes project, a Research & Innovation Action funded by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaken (BBI JU), will conclude next November after three and half years of collaboration between eleven European institutions and companies coordinated [...]

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2021-09-15

We are the winners of BBI JU Photo Competition!! We are very happy to announce that the picture showing a pilot scale fermentor for extremozyme production from our partner MetGen has won the BBI JU Photo Competition in the category of "Bio-based Production Processes". Congratulations!! WoodZymes aims to develop extremozymes [...]

SynCellEU
2021-08-30

WoodZymes project featured in video recording for SynCellEU initiative WoodZymes Coordinator Susana Camarero recorded a video for SynCellEU, the The European Synthetic Cell Initiative, presenting WoodZymes project as part of her research lines at the Group of Biotechnology for Lignocellulosic Biomass from CIB-CSIC, where they seek to discover, [...]

FLYER FINAL WORKSHOP WOODZYMES-v3
2021-07-07

WoodZymes Final Workshop on 04/11/2021 via ZOOM - Registration is open! The WoodZymes Final Workshop will take place on November 4th, with participation of related BBI JU projects dealing also with lignocellulose valorisation. The workshop will be broadcasted via ZOOM (see registration link below). Join us in this final event to know WoodZymes [...]

WoodZymes 36-month meeting
2021-06-29

WoodZymes 36-Month consortium meeting The WoodZymes 36-month consortium meeting was held online last 25-26 May 2021. With only 6 months left before concluding the project this was an important moment to discuss the final work that needs to be carried out in order to achieve our objectives! A lot of results [...]

Cladogram of the GH10 family
2021-05-28

New scientific paper on xylanase Xyn11, active at extreme conditions of temperature and alkalinity One of the initial objectives of the European Project WoodZymes (www.woodzymes.eu) was to obtain a xylanase biocatalyst active at extreme conditions of temperature and alkaline pH, suitable for use in the pulp and paper industry. An enzyme with the desired characteristics, [...]

Designing a universal signal peptide for enzyme production in yeast
2021-03-12

NEW PAPER OUT!! Design of an improved universal signal peptide to enhance enzyme production in yeast Enhancing recombinant enzyme secretion in yeast is essential to conduct protein engineering and related studies. Researchers from CIB-CSIC report here the design of a universal, optimized signal peptide to improve the production of fungal enzymes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, [...]

Enzyme Directed Evolution
2021-01-26

Protein Engineering Approaches to Enhance Fungal Laccase Production in S. cerevisiae Enzyme directed evolution is a powerful technique to design efficient and robust biocatalysts for the industry. Through iterations of mutagenesis and selection it is possible to confer new or improved properties to optimise enzyme’s performance at industrial operation c [...]

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2021-01-15

ISWFPC 2021 - Rescheduled to November 15-17, 2021 The 21st International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry (ISWFPC) will take place from November 15, 2021 to November 17, 2021 at Talley Student Union in North Carolina State University campus in Raleigh, USA. The ISWFPC is considered the most important event [...]

3D structure of a xylanase
2020-12-16

In search of a "superxylanase" Our partner IATA-CSIC has recently published an article in Biotechnology for Biofuels, dealing with the search for new xylanases with extremophilic properties using bioinformatic tools. In this note, they explain the main objectives and results of the paper, which entail [...]

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