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Metabolic engineering, new antibiotics and biofilm viscoelasticity

Authors

  • Craig Daniels,

    1. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Dept. of Environmental Protection, C/ Prof. Albareda, 1, E-18008 Granada, Spain.
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  • Manuel Espinosa-Urgel,

    1. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Dept. of Environmental Protection, C/ Prof. Albareda, 1, E-18008 Granada, Spain.
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  • José-Luis Niqui-Arroyo,

    1. Bio-Iliberis R&D, Edificio BIC, Lab. 203, Av. de la Innovación, 1, E-18100, Armilla, Granada, Spain.
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  • Carmen Michán,

    1. Universidad de Córdoba, Campus de Rabanales, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Edificio Severo Ochoa C-6, 2a Planta, 14071, Córdoba, Spain.
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  • Juan L. Ramos

    Corresponding author
    1. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Dept. of Environmental Protection, C/ Prof. Albareda, 1, E-18008 Granada, Spain.
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*E-mail juanluis.ramos@eez.csic.es; Tel. (+34) 958 181608; Fax (+34) 958 135740.

Abstract

In the following highlight we refer to a number of new advances in the field of Biotechnology that address issues relating to the synthesis of new antibiotics, new biocatalysts and matrices in biofilms.

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