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Cell energy depends on ATP,  yeast E.coli
23 AUG

Breath! Respiring microbes generate more energy

Researchers have now shed light on how bacteria and baker’s yeast generate and use their energy to grow. Knowing about cells’ energy use is essential for industrial...

DNA methylation
19 AUG

Scientists uncover mystery of DNA methylation

To a large extent, DNA methylation, which regulates vital cell functions, is still a mystery to the scientific world. Now, scientists have developed a method to quickly...

Photo: Anders Østerby Mønsted
19 AUG

Start-up to challenge big guns with artificial cannabis substances

With its tailored cannabis substances, the biotech start-up Octarine Bio is eyeing the growing market for pain relieving drugs.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Patient biotech
08 AUG

What biotech can do for patients

Most people have probably heard about gene therapy, stem cell therapy and precision medicine. But how far have we come? Here, we provide a status of what biotechnology...

28 JUN

New Biosustain Magazine out now

The fifth issue of Biosustain Magazine is now ready to be read and enjoyed. In this issue, you can read how biotechnology will benefit patients in the future, an exclusive...

20 JUN

Biotech start-up targets billion-dollar market by producing superior cannabinoids...

The young biotech start-up Octarine Bio seeks to commercialize the production of brand-new tailored cannabinoids in yeast. Around one thousand new molecules have already...

28 MAY

Irina Borodina wins 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators

Group Leader at DTU Biosustain and Co-founder of BioPhero, Irina Borodina, was awarded the prestigious 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators at an official ceremony at the...

23 MAY

Nobel Prize laureate visited DTU Biosustain

Biology can solve the world’s most pressing problems, but political will is needed to change status quo. That was one of Nobel Prize laureate Frances Arnold&rsquo...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
21 MAY

Machine learning reveals a new bacterial weak spot to antibiotics

Feeding lots of experimental data into an open machine learning algorithm revealed that antibiotics create certain metabolic stress in bacteria. This knowledge could be...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
10 MAY

Conference highlighted major questions and advances in natural products research

160 top scientists discussed and presented their work in the field of natural products research at big Copenhagen Bioscience Conference. The red hot topics were natural...

$name Biotechnology and biochemistry
09 MAY

DTU Biosustain joins Global Biofoundries Alliance

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain) joins the Global Biofoundries Alliance. This new initiative will strengthen international collaboration...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Researcher microscope
26 APR

Screening for genes to improve protein production in yeast

By silencing genes, researchers have managed to increase the protein production in yeast significantly. This method can lay the grounds to better yeast production hosts...

Biosustain Magazine 4
01 APR

New Biosustain Magazine out now

Read it before your office mate! In this issue, you can read a success story on entrepreneurship as well as a story on engineering Chinese hamster ovary cells into...

Why software is like a puppy
29 MAR

Why software is like a puppy

Software is like a puppy – it needs attendance, maintenance and care, or it dies. This and many other points were on the agenda at a 2-day workshop called &ldquo...

28 MAR

Irina Borodina receives Equinor Prize

Group Leader and Senior Researcher at DTU Biosustain, Irina Borodina, was awarded the prestigious Equinor Prize at an official ceremony at The National Museum of Denmark...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells
26 MAR

Human protein produced in CHO-cells can save donor blood

Researchers from DTU Biosustain have successfully produced mammalian cell lines (CHO) that can produce 1.2 g/L recombinant Alpha-1-antitrypsin proteins with human glycosylation...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Cells
25 MAR

Danish biotech company announces the completion of a €5.5 M seed investment

The big Chinese fine chemical company Zhejiang NHU invests €5.5 M in the biotech start-up Cysbio to develop new and affordable biochemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
04 MAR

Researchers find window of opportunity for treatment of early cystic fibrosis...

New research from DTU Biosustain and Rigshospitalet suggests that disease-causing microbes in young cystic fibrosis (CF) patients change rapidly within two to three years...

Cannabis oil. Photo by workwithsherpa, Sherpa SEO
28 FEB

Brewing cannabinoids in yeast

Several chemical compounds found in cannabis (cannabinoids) have now been produced by genetically modified yeast, reports a paper published in Nature. This finding can...

E.coli (SEM) by NIAID from Flickr
19 FEB

Cocktail of common antibiotics can fight resistant E. coli

Scientists from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU) have discovered that a combination of two common antibiotics is able to eliminate multi-drug...

Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms

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