1. Pyne, M.E.; Narcross, L.; Martin, V.J.J., Engineering Plant Secondary Metabolism in Microbial Systems. Plant Physiology. 2019 March, 179, (3), 844. doi: 10.1104/pp.18.01291.
  2. Aumala, V.; Mollerup, F.; Jurak, E.; Blume, F.; Karppi, J.; Koistinen, A.E.; Schuiten, E.; Bornscheuer, U.; Deska, J.; Master, E.R., Biocatalytic Production of Amino Carbohydrates through Oxidoreductase and Transaminase Cascades. Chemistry & Sustainability Energy & Materials. 2019 February 21, 12, (4), 848-57. doi: 10.1002/cssc.201802580.


  1. Pyne, M.E; Narcross, L.; Melgar, M.; Kevvai, K.; Mookerjee, S.; Leite, G.B.; Martin, V.J.J. An Engineered Aro1 Protein Degradation Approach for Increased cis,cis-Muconic Acid Biosynthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2018. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01095-18.
  2. Mauricio da Fonseca, M.J.; Jurak, E.; Kataja, K.; Master, E.R., Berrin, J.G.; Stals, I.; Desmet, T.; Van Landschoot, A.; Briers, Y., Analysis of the substrate specificity of alpha-L-arabinofuranosidases by DNA sequencer-aided fluorophore-assisted carbohydrate electrophoresis. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2018 December, 102, (23), 10091-102. doi: 10.1007/s00253-018-9389-3.
  3. Venayak, N.; von Kamp, A.; Klamt, S.; Mahadevan, R., MoVE identifies metabolic valves to switch between phenotypic states. Nature Communications. 2018 December 14, 9, (1), 5332. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07719-4.
  4. Bourgeois, L.; Pyne, M.E.; Martin, V.J.J., A Highly Characterized Synthetic Landing Pad System for Precise Multicopy Gene Integration in Yeast. ACS Synthetic Biology. 2018 November, 7, (11), 2675-85. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00339.
  5. Jurak, E.; Suzuki, H.; van Erven, G.; Gandier, J.A.; Wong, P.; Chan, K.; Ho, C.Y.; Gong, Y.; Tilier, E.; Rosso, M.N.; Kabel, M.A.; Miyauchi, S.; Master, E.R., Dynamics of the Phanerochaete carnosa transcriptome during growth on aspen and spruce. BMC Genomics. 2018 November 13, 19, (1), 815. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-5210-z.
  6. Wang, P.-H.; Khusnutdinova, A; Luo, F; Xiao, J; Nemr, K; Flick, R; Brown, G; Mahadevan, R; Edwards, E.A.; Yakunin, A.F; Biosynthesis and Activity of Prenylated FMN Cofactors. Cell Chemical Biology. 2018. 25, (5), 560-570. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2018.02.007.
  7. Hajighasemi, M.; Tchigvintsev, A.; Nocek, B.; Flick, R.; Popovic, A.; Hai, T.; Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Brown, G.; Xu, X.; Cui, H.; Anstett, J.; Chernikova, T.N.; Bruls, T.; Le Paslier, D.; Yakimov, M.M.; Joachimiak, A.; Golyshina, O.V.; Savchenko, A.; Golyshin, P.N.; Edwards, E.A.; Yakinin, A.F. Screening and Characterization of Novel Polyesterases from Environmental Metagenomes with High Hydrolytic Activity against Synthetic Polyesters. Environmental Science & Technology. 2018 October 4, 52, (21), 12388-401. doi10.1021/acs.est.8b04252.
  8. Nocek, B.P.; Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Ruszkowski, M.; Flick, R.; Burda, M.; Batyrova, K.; Brown, G.; Mucha, A.; Joachimiak, A.; Berlicki, L.; Yakunin, A.F. Structural Insights into Substrate Selectivity and Activity of Bacterial Polyphosphate Kinases. ACS Catalysis. 2018 October 12, 8, (11), 10746-60. doi10.1021/acscatal.8b03151.
  9. Venayak, N.; Raj, K.; Jaydeep, R.; Mahadevan, R., An Optimized Bistable Metabolic Switch To Decouple Phenotypic States during Anaerobic Fermentation. ACS Synthetic Biology. 2018 November 12, 7, (12), 2854-2866. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00284.
  10. Goacher, R.E.; Braham, E.J.; Michienzi, C.L.; Flick, R.M.; Yakunin, A.F.; Master, E.R., Direct analysis by time‐of‐flight secondary ion mass spectrometry reveals action of bacterial laccase‐mediator systems on both hardwood and softwood samples. Physiologia Plantarum. 2018 September, 164, (1), 5-16. doi: 10.1111/ppl.12688.
  11. Raj. K.; Partow, S.; Correia, K.; Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Yakunin, A.F.; Mahadevan, R., Biocatalytic production of adipic acid from glucose using engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Metabolic Engineering Communications. 2018 June, 6, 28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.meteno.2018.02.001
  12. Wang, P.-H.; Correia, K.; Ho, H.-C.; Venayak, N.; Nemr, K.; Flick, R.; Mahadevan, R.; Edwards, E.A., Interspecies malate-pyruvate shuttle drives amino acid exchange in organohalide-respiring microbial communities. bioRxiv. 2018. doi: 10.1101/379438
  13. Arnal, G. D. W. Cockburn, H. Brumer and N. M. Koropatkin. Structural basis for the flexible recognition of α-glucan substrates by Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron SusG. Protein Science. 2018 March 30, 27(6): 1093-1101.
  14. Alazi, E.; Knetsch, T.; Di Falco, M.; Reid, I.D.; Arentshorst, M.; Visser, J.; Tsang, A,; Ram, A.F.J. Inducer-independent production of pectinases in Aspergillus niger by overexpression of the D-galacturonic acid-responsive transcription factor gaaR. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2018 March, 102, (6), 2723-2736.
  15. Razeq, F.M.; Jurak, E.; Stogios, P.J.; Yan, R.; Tenkanen, M.; Kabel, M.A.; Wang, W.; Master, E.R., A novel acetyl xylan esterase enabling complete deacetylation of substituted xylans. Biotechnology for  Biofuels. 2018 March , 11, (1), 74. doi: 10.1186/s13068-018-1074-3.
  16. Bonilla, S.; Choolaei, Z.; Meyer, T.; Edwards, E.A.; Yakunin, A.F.; Allen, D.G., Evaluating the effect of enzymatic pretreatment on the anaerobic digestibility of pulp and paper biosludge. Biotechnology Reports. 2018 March, 17, 77-85. doi: 10.1016/j.btre.2017.12.009.
  17. Attia, M.A.; Nelson, C.E.; Offen, W.A.; Jain, N.; Davies, G.J.; Gardner, J.G.; Brumer, H. In vitro and in vivo characterization of three Cellvibrio japonicus glycoside hydrolase family 5 members reveals potent xyloglucan backbone-cleaving functions. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 2018 February 17, 11: 45. doi:
  18. MacCormick, B.; Vuong, T.V.; Master, E.R. Chemo-enzymatic synthesis of clickable xylo-oligosaccharide monomers from hardwood 4-O-methyl-glucuronoxylan. Biomacromolecules. 2018 January 17, 19(2): 521-530. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.7b01642.
  19. Wang, W.; Andric, N.; Sarch, C.; Silva, S. B. T.; Tenkanen, M.; Master, E.R. Constructing arabinofuranosidases for dual arabinoxylan debranching activity. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2018 January 115(1): 41-49. doi: 10.1002/bit.26445.
  20. Yan, J.; Bi, M.; Bourdon, A.K.; Farmer, A.T.; Wang, P-H.; Molenda, O.; Quaile, A.T.; Jiang, N.; Yang, Y.; Yin, Y.; Simsir, B.; Campagna, S.R.; Edwards, E.A.; Loffler, F.E., Purinyl-cobamide is a native prosthetic group of reductive dehalogenases. Nature Chemical Biology. 2018, 14, 8-14. doi:10.1038/nchembio.2512.
  21. Martínez-Martínez, M.; Coscolín, C.; Santiago, G.; Chow, J.; Stogios, P.J.; Bargiela, R.; Gertler, C.; José Navarro-Fernández, J.; Bollinger, A.; Thies, S.; Méndez-García, C.; Popovic, A.; Brown, GChernikova, T.N.; García-Moyano, A.; Bjerga, G.E.K.; Pérez-García, P.; Hai, T.; Del Pozo, M.V.; Stokke, R.; Steen, I.H.; Cui, H.; Xu, X.; Nocek, B.P.; Alcaide, M.; Distaso, M.; Mesa, V.; Peláez, A.I.; Sánchez, J.; Buchholz, P.C.F.; Pleiss, J.; Fernández-Guerra, A.; Glöckner, F.O.; Golyshina, O.V.; Yakimov, M.M.; Savchenko, A.; Jaeger, K.E.; F. Yakunin, A.F.; Streit, W.R.; Golyshin, P.N.; Guallar, V.; Ferrer, M.; The INMARE Consortium. Determinants and Prediction of Esterase Substrate Promiscuity Patterns. ACS Chemical Biology. 2018 January 19, 13, (1), 225-34. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b00996.


  1. Wong, M.T.; Wang, W.; Couturier,M.; Razeq, F.M.; Lombard, V; Lapebie, P.; Edwards, E.A; Terrapon, N.; Henrissat, B.; and Master, E.R. Comparative Metagenomics of Cellulose- and Poplar Hydrolysate-Degrading Microcosms from Gut Microflora of the Canadian Beaver (Castor canadensis) and North American Moose (Alces americanus) after Long-Term Enrichment. Fronteirs in Microbiology. 2017 20 December, 8: 2504.
  2. Nelson, C.E.; Attia, M.A.; Rogowski, A.; Morland, C.; Brumer, H.; Gardner, J.G. Comprehensive functional characterization of the glycoside hydrolase family 3 enzymes from Cellvibrio japonicus reveals unique metabolic roles in biomass saccharification. Environmental Microbiology. 2017 7 December, 19: 5025-5039. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13959.
  3. Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Flick, R.; Popovic, A.; Brown, G.; Tchigvintsev, A.; Nocek, B.; Correia, K.; Joo, J.C.; Mahadevan, R.; Yakunin, A., Exploring Bacterial carboxylate reductases for the reduction of bifunctional carboxylic acids. Biotechnology Journal. 2017 November, 12, (11). doi: 10.1002/biot.20160075.
  4. Partow, S.; Hyland, P.B.; Mahadevan, R. Synthetic rescue couple NADPH generation to metabolite overproduction in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Metabolic Engineering2017 Sep, 43(Pt A): 64-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ymben.2017.08.004.
  5. Alazi, E.; Khosravi, C.; Homan, T.G.; du Pré, S.; Arentshorst, M.; Di Falco, M.; Pham, T.T.M.; Peng, M.; Aguilar-Pontes, M.V.; Visser, J.; Tsang, A.; de Vries, R.P.; Ram, A.F.J. The pathway intermediate 2-keto-3-deoxy-L-galactonate mediates the induction of genes involved in D-galacturonic acid utilization in Aspergillus niger. FEBS Letters2017 May, 591(10): 1408-1418. doi: 10.1002/1873-3468.12654.
  6. Arnal, G.; Attia, M.A.; Asohan, J.; Brumer, H. A Low-Volume, Parallel Copper-Bicinchoninic Acid (BCA) Assay for Glycoside Hydrolases. Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions. 2017 18 April, vol. 1588. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6899-2_1.
  7. McGregor, N.; Arnal, G.; Brumer, H. Quantitative Kinetic Characterization of Glycoside Hydrolases Using High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography (HPAEC). Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions. 2017 April 18, vol. 1588. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6899-2_2.
  8. Kim, T.; Flick, R.; Brunzelle, J.; Singer, A.; Evdokimova, E.; Brown, G.; Joo, J.C.; Minasov, G.A.; Anderson, W.F.; Mahadevan, R.; Savchenko, A.; Yakunin, A.F. Novel aldo-keto reductases for the biocatalytic conversion of 3-Hydroxybutanal to 1,2-Butandediol: Structural and biochemical studiesApplied Environmental Microbiology. 2017 Mar 17, 83(7). doi: 10.1128/AEM.03172-16.
  9. Popovic, A.; Hai, T.; Tchigvintsev, A.; Hajighasemi, M.; Nocek, B.; Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Brown, G.; Glinos, J.; Flick, R.; Skarina, T.; Chernikova, T.N.; Yim, V.; Brüls, T.; Paslier, D.L.; Yakimov, M.M.; Joachimiak, A.; Ferrer, M.; Golyshina, O.V.; Savchenko, A.; Golyshin, P.N.; Yakunin, A.F. Activity screening of environmental metagenomics libraries reveals novel carboxylesterase families. Scientific Reports2017 Mar 8, 7:44103. doi: 10.1038/srep44103.
  10. Khustudinova, A.N.; Flick, R.; Brown, G.; Tchigcintsev, A.; Nocek, B.; Correia, K.; Joo, J.C.; Mahadevan, R.; Yakunin, A.F. Exploring bacterial carboxylate reductases for the reduction of bifunctional carboxylic acidsBiotechnology Journal2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1002/biot.201600751.
  11. Bi, M.; Yan, J.; Bourdon, A.; Farmer, A.; Wang, P-H.; Molenda, O.; Quaile, A.; Yang, Y.; Yin, Y.; Simsir, B.; Campagna, S.; Edwards, E.; Löffler, F. Purinyl-cobamide, a novel native prosthetic group of reductive dehalogenasesNature Chemical Biology. 2017 November 6. doi:10.1038/nchembio.2512. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Flick, R.; Popovic, A.; Brown, G.; Tchigvintsev, A.; Nocek, B.; Correia, K.; Joo, J.C.; Mahadevan. R.; Yakunin, A.F. Exploring microbial carboxylate reductases for the reduction of bifunctional carboxylic acids. Biotechnology Journal. 2017 November, 12, 11. doi: 10.1002/biot.201600751.
  13. Mai-Gisondi, G.; Maaheimo, H.; Chong S.-L.; Hinz, S.; Tenkanen, M.; Master, E., Functional comparison of versatile carbohydrate esterases from families CE1, CE6 and CE16 on acetyl-4-O-methylglucuronoxylan and acetyl-galactoglucomannan. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – General Subjects. 2017 September, 1861, (9), 2398-405. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2017.06.002.
  14. Yan, R.; Vuong, T.V.; Wang, W.; Master, E.R. Action of a GH115 α-glucuronidase from Amphibacillus xylanus at alkaline condition promotes release of 4-O-methylglucopyranosyluronic acid from glucuronoxylan and arabinoglucuronoxylanEnzyme Microbial Technology2017 Sep, 104:22-28. doi: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2017.05.004.
  15. Vuong, T. V.; Liu, B.; Sandgren, M.; Master, E. R., Microplate-Based Detection of Lytic Polysaccharide Monooxygenase Activity by Fluorescence-Labeling of Insoluble Oxidized Products. Biomacromolecules. 2017, 18, (2), 610-616. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01790.
  16. Niu, J.; Alazi, E.; Reid, I. D.; Arentshorst, M.; Punt, P. J.; Visser, J.; Tsang, A.; Ram, A. F. J., An Evolutionarily Conserved Transcriptional Activator-Repressor Module Controls Expression of Genes for D-Galacturonic Acid Utilization in Aspergillus nigerGenetics 2017, 205, 169-183. doi: 10.1534/genetics.116.194050.
  17. Pandit, A.V.; Srinivasan, S.; Mahadevan, R., Redesigning metabolism based on orthogonality principles. Nature Communications.  2017, 8, 15188. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15188.
  18. McGregor, N.; Yin, V.; Tung, C. C.; Van Petegem, F.; Brumer, H., Crystallographic insight into the evolutionary origins of xyloglucan endotransglycosylases and endohydrolasesThe Plant Journal. 2017, 89, (4), 651-670. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13421.
  19. Popovic, A.; Hai, T.; Tchigvintsev, A.; Hajighasemi, M.; Nocek, B.; Khusnutdinova, A.N.; Brown, G.; Glinos, J.; Flick, R.; Skarina, T.; Chernikova, T.N.; Yim, V.; Brüls, T.; Paslier, D.l.; Yakimov, M.M.; Joachimiak, A.; Ferrer, M.; Golyshina, O.V.; Savchenko, A.; Golyshin, P.N.; Yakunin, A.F. Activity screening of environmental metagenomic libraries reveals novel carboxylesterase families. Scientific Reports. 2017, 7, 44103. doi: 10.1038/srep44103.
  20. Kim, T.; Flick, R.; Brunzelle, J.; Singer, A.; Evdokimova, E.; Brown, G.; Joo, J.C.; Minasov, G.A.; Anderson, W.F.; Mahadevan, R.; Savchenko, A.; Yakunin, A.F., Novel aldo-keto reductases for the biocatalytic conversion of 3-hydroxybutanal to 1,3-butanediol: structural and biochemical studies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2017 March 17, 83, (7), e03172-16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03172-16.
  21. Kim, T.; Flick, R.; Brunzelle, J.; Singer, A.; Evdokimova, E.; Brown, G.; Joo, J. C.; Minasov, G. A.; Anderson, W. F.; Mahadevan, R.; Savchenko, A.; Yakunin, A. F., Structural and biochemical studies of novel aldo-keto reductases for the biocatalytic conversion of 3-hydroxybutanal to 1,3-butanediol. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2017 January 27. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03172-16.
  22. Joo, J. C.; Khusnutdinova, A. N.; Flick, R.; Kim, T.; Bornscheuer, U. T.; Yakunin, A. F.; Mahadevan, R., Alkene hydrogenation activity of enoate reductases for an environmentally benign biosynthesis of adipic acid. Chemical Science. 2017, 8, (2), 1406-1413. doi: 10.1039/C6SC02842J.
  23. Currie, M. A.; Brown, G.; Wong, A.; Ohira, T.; Sugiyama, K.; Suzuki, T.; Yakunin, A. F.; Jia, Z., Structural and functional characterization of the TYW3/Taw3 class of SAM-dependent methyltransferasesRNA 2017, 23, (3), 346-354. doi: 10.1261/rna.057943.116.
  24. Rytioja, J.; Hilden, K.; Di Falco, M.; Zhou, M.; Aguilar-Pontes, M. V.; Sietio, O. M.; Tsang, A.; de Vries, R. P.; Makela, M. R., The molecular response of the white-rot fungus Dichomitus squalens to wood and non-woody biomass as examined by transcriptome and exoproteome analysesEnvironmental Microbiology. 2016 January 23, 19: 1237-1250. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13652.


  1. Wong, M. T.; Wang, W.; Lacourt, M.; Couturier, M.; Edwards, E. A.; Master, E. R., Substrate-Driven Convergence of the Microbial Community in Lignocellulose-Amended Enrichments of Gut Microflora from the Canadian Beaver (Castor canadensis) and North American Moose (Alces americanus)Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016 June 21,7, 961. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00961.
  2. Wang, W.; Yan, R.; Nocek, B. P.; Vuong, T. V.; Di Leo, R.; Xu, X.; Cui, H.; Gatenholm, P.; Toriz, G.; Tenkanen, M.; Savchenko, A.; Master, E. R., Biochemical and Structural Characterization of a Five-domain GH115 alpha-Glucuronidase from the Marine Bacterium Saccharophagus degradans 2-40TThe Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2016 April 18, 291, (27), 14120-33. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.702944.
  3. Vuong, T. V.; Foumani, M.; MacCormick, B.; Kwan, R.; Master, E. R., Direct comparison of gluco-oligosaccharide oxidase variants and glucose oxidase: substrate range and H2O2 stabilityScientific Reports. 2016 November 21, 6, 37356. doi: 10.1038/srep37356.
  4. Rai, R.; Kaur, B.; Singh, S.; Di Falco, M.; Tsang, A.; Chadha, B. S., Evaluation of secretome of highly efficient lignocellulolytic Penicillium sp. Dal 5 isolated from rhizosphere of conifersBioresource Technology. 2016 September, 216, 958-67. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.06.040.
  5. McGregor, N.; Morar, M.; Fenger, T. H.; Stogios, P.; Lenfant, N.; Yin, V.; Xu, X.; Evdokimova, E.; Cui, H.; Henrissat, B.; Savchenko, A.; Brumer, H., Structure-Function Analysis of a Mixed-linkage beta-Glucanase/Xyloglucanase from the Key Ruminal Bacteroidetes Prevotella bryantii B(1)4Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2016 January 15, 291, (3), 1175-97. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.691659.
  6. Mahajan, C.; Basotra, N.; Singh, S.; Di Falco, M.; Tsang, A.; Chadha, B. S., Malbranchea cinnamomea: A thermophilic fungal source of catalytically efficient lignocellulolytic glycosyl hydrolases and metal dependent enzymesBioresource Technology. 2016 January, 200, 55-63. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2015.09.113.
  7. MacDonald, J.; Goacher, R. E.; Abou-Zaid, M.; Master, E. R., Comparative analysis of lignin peroxidase and manganese peroxidase activity on coniferous and deciduous wood using ToF-SIMSApplied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2016 September, 100, (18), 8013-20. doi: 10.1007/s00253-016-7560-2.
  8. Kumar, A.; Beloglazova, N.; Bundalovic-Torma, C.; Phanse, S.; Deineko, V.; Gagarinova, A.; Musso, G.; Vlasblom, J.; Lemak, S.; Hooshyar, M.; Minic, Z.; Wagih, O.; Mosca, R.; Aloy, P.; Golshani, A.; Parkinson, J.; Emili, A.; Yakunin, A. F.; Babu, M., Conditional Epistatic Interaction Maps Reveal Global Functional Rewiring of Genome Integrity Pathways in Escherichia coli. Cell Reports. 2016 January 26, 14, (3), 648-661. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.12.060.
  9. Hutchinson, M. I.; Powell, A. J.; Tsang, A.; O’Toole, N.; Berka, R. M.; Barry, K.; Grigoriev, I. V.; Natvig, D. O., Genetics of mating in members of the Chaetomiaceae as revealed by experimental and genomic characterization of reproduction in Myceliophthora heterothallicaFungal Genetics and Biology. 2016 January, 86, 9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2015.11.007.
  10. Huang, L.; Khusnutdinova, A.; Nocek, B.; Brown, G.; Xu, X.; Cui, H.; Petit, P.; Flick, R.; Zallot, R.; Balmant, K.; Ziemak, M. J.; Shanklin, J.; de Crecy-Lagard, V.; Fiehn, O.; Gregory, J. F., 3rd; Joachimiak, A.; Savchenko, A.; Yakunin, A. F.; Hanson, A. D., A family of metal-dependent phosphatases implicated in metabolite damage-controlNature Chemical Biology. 2016 June 20, 12, (8), 621-7. doi: 10.1038/nchembio.2108.
  11. Hajighasemi, M.; Nocek, B. P.; Tchigvintsev, A.; Brown, G.; Flick, R.; Xu, X.; Cui, H.; Hai, T.; Joachimiak, A.; Golyshin, P. N.; Savchenko, A.; Edwards, E. A.; Yakunin, A. F., Biochemical and Structural Insights into Enzymatic Depolymerization of Polylactic Acid and Other Polyesters by Microbial Carboxylesterases. Biomacromolecules 2016 April 18, 17, (6), 2027-39. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00223.
  12. Biot-Pelletier, D.; Martin, V. J., Seamless site-directed mutagenesis of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome using CRISPR-Cas9. Journal of Biological Engineering. 2016 April 29, 10, (1), 6. doi: 10.1186/s13036-016-0028-1.
  13. Attia, M. A.; Brumer, H., Recent structural insights into the enzymology of the ubiquitous plant cell wall glycan xyloglucanCurrent Opinion in Structural Biology. 2016 October, 40, 43-53. doi: 10.1016/
  14. Attia, M.; Stepper, J.; Davies, G. J.; Brumer, H., Functional and structural characterization of a potent GH74 endo-xyloglucanase from the soil saprophyte Cellvibrio japonicus unravels the first step of xyloglucan degradationFEBS Journal. 2016 March 30, 283, (9), 1701-19. Doi: 10.1111/febs.13696.


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  4. Tchigvintsev, A.; Tran, H.; Popovic, A.; Kovacic, F.; Brown, G.; Flick, R.; Hajighasemi, M.; Egorova, O.; Somody, J. C.; Tchigvintsev, D.; Khusnutdinova, A.; Chernikova, T. N.; Golyshina, O. V.; Yakimov, M. M.; Savchenko, A.; Golyshin, P. N.; Jaeger, K. E.; Yakunin, A. F., The environment shapes microbial enzymes: five cold-active and salt-resistant carboxylesterases from marine metagenomesApplied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 2015 March, 99, (5), 2165-78. doi: 10.1007/s00253-014-6038-3.
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