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Whole cell biocatalyst and molecular biology question

Post by latkan1 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:47 am

Hey guys newbie here,

I was set this question on one of my assignments and it really has me stumped, maybe im just hitting a science block but it would really help if you could point me in the correct direction


Q: Describe four ways you can alter the geometry of an E.coli multi-step whole cell biocatalyst using standard molecular biology techniques.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

thanks

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Post by JackBean » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:45 pm

What's "multi-step whole cell biocatalyst"?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Post by latkan1 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:13 pm

thats one of the things i dont really understand but my idea is that it is a whole cell biocatalyst that is required for several repteaing steps, maybe has something to do with the lower activity if whole cells are used again and again

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Post by JackBean » Wed Apr 27, 2011 11:04 am

are used again and again for what? Are you talking about the cells in organisms, rigth?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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