Dec 3, 2018
BacterioFiles 364 - Polyproteins Promote Producing Pabulum
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This episode: Engineering other organisms to fix nitrogen by combining the required enzyme components into giant proteins that then get cut into the regular-sized subunit components!

Download Episode (10.5 MB, 11.5 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Blastochloris sulfoviridis Journal commentary (paywall) Journal Papers: Yang J, Xie X, Xiang N, Tian Z-X, Dixon R, Wang Y-P. 2018. Polyprotein strategy for stoichiometric assembly of nitrogen fixation components for synthetic biology. Proc Natl Acad Sci 115:E8509–E8517.

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