Tag: University of Bristol

University of Bristol researchers design entirely new synthetic protein molecules within E. coli

University of Bristol researchers design entirely new synthetic protein molecules within E. coli

April 30, 2018 |

In the UK, researchers in the Schools of Biochemistry and Chemistry at the University of Bristol are working to boost cellular productivity of biofuels at a fundamentally scientific level in order to create innovative, sustainable solutions. Collaborating with scientists from the University of Kent and Queen Mary London, the research team has developed a new […]

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University of Bristol discovers enzymes don’t need water to function

University of Bristol discovers enzymes don’t need water to function

October 7, 2014 |

In the UK, research by scientists at the University of Bristol has challenged one of the key axioms in biology — that enzymes need water to function. The breakthrough could eventually lead to the development of new industrial catalysts for processing biodiesel. Enzymes are large biological molecules that catalyze thousands of different chemical reactions that […]

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University of Bristol collaborates with Affymetrix on genotyping arrays for wheat

University of Bristol collaborates with Affymetrix on genotyping arrays for wheat

January 14, 2014 |

In California, Affymetrix and the UK’s University of Bristol announced that they have collaboratively designed a wheat genotyping array and analyzed data from experiments as part of an effort to understand wheat genetics and breeding with a goal of ensuring guaranteed sustainable production. Axiom Wheat Genotyping Array consists of 817,000 markers, was designed for the […]

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University of Bristol researchers make butanol breathrough

University of Bristol researchers make butanol breathrough

April 16, 2013 |

In Louisiana, scientists at the University of Bristol in the U.K. reported a discovery that could speed an emerging effort to replace ethanol in gasoline with a substantially better fuel additive called butanol, which some experts regard as “the gasoline of the future.” Their report on this discovery, which holds potential to reduce the costs […]

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