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  • Schwechheimer SK, Becker J, Peyriga, L, Portais, JC, Sauer, D, Müller, R, Hoff, B, Haefner, S, Schröder, H, Zelder, O, Wittmann, C (2018)

    Improved riboflavin production with Ashyba gossypii from vegetable oil based on 13C metabolic network analysis with combined labeling analysis by GC/MS, LC/MS, 1D, and 2D NMR

    Metab. Eng. In press. PUBMED.

  • Kohlstedt, M, Starck, S, Barton, N, Stolzenberger, J, Selzer, M, Mehlmann, K, Schneider, R, Pleissner, D, Rinkel, J, Dickschat, JS, Venus, J, van Duuren, J, Wittmann C (2018)

    From lignin to nylon: Cascaded chemical and biochemical conversion using metabolically engineered Pseudomonas putida

    Metab. Eng. In press.

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WASHINGTON, DC – June 10, 2014 – Good chocolate is among the world’s most beloved foods, which is why scientists are seeking to improve the product, and enhance the world’s pleasure. A team of researchers from Germany and Switzerland—the heartland of fine...


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