VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)

Team develops groundbreaking membrane analysis tool

To understand the complexity of cell membranes, scientists count on a panoply of technological tools that allow them to analyze microscopic images. A multidisciplinary team from VIB-KU Leuven has just added an important one ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Other
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Unraveling the food web in your gut

Despite recent progress, the organization and ecological properties of the intestinal microbial ecosystem remain under investigated. Using a manually curated metabolic module framework for (meta-)genomic data analysis, Sara ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Making better enzymes and protein drugs

Natural selection results in protein sequences that are only soluble to the level that is required to carry out its physiological function. However, in biotechnological applications, we need these proteins to survive concentrations ...

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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