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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Editor-in-Chief: Alexander Steinbüchel

ISSN: 0175-7598 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-0614 (electronic version)

Journal no. 253

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Editor-in-Chief

Alexander Steinbüchel
Institut für Molekulare Mikrobiologie
und Biotechnologie
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Corrensstraße 3
48149 Münster, Germany
Tel.: +49 (2 51) 8 33 98 21
FAX: +49 (2 51) 8 33 83 88


Managing Editor
Dorothea Keßler
E-mail: AMBoffice@gmx.de

Associate Editors

Arnold L. Demain
Charles A. Dana Res. Inst. (R.I.S.E.)
HS-330 Drew University
Madison, NJ 07940, USA
E-mail: ademain@drew.edu

Laura R. Jarboe
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Iowa State University
4130 Biorenewables Research Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011, USA
E-mail: ljarboe@iastate.edu

Ursula Kües 
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Büsgeninstitut
Abteilung Molekulare Holzbiotechnologie und Technische Mykologie
Büsgenweg 2
37077 Göttingen, Germany
E-mail: ukuees@uni-goettingen.de

Sergio Sanchez
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Tercer Circuito Exterior de Ciudad Universitaria s/n
Mexico City, C.P. 04510, Mexico
E-mail: sersan@biomedicas.unam.mx

Claudia Schmidt-Dannert
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108, U.S.A.
E-mail: schmi232@umn.edu

Kunihiko Watanabe
Division of Applied Life Sciences
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Kyoto Prefectural University
Shimogamo, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8522, Japan
E-mail: kwatanab@kpu.ac.jp 

Lixin Zhang
State Key Laboratory of Bioreactor Engineering
East China University of Science and Technology 
Shanghai, 200237, China
E-mail: lxzhang@ecust.edu.cn

Tong Zhang
Environmental Biotechnology Lab
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong, China
E-mail: zhangt@hku.hk

Editors
Hal Alper, Austin, TX, USA
George N. Bennett, Houston, TX,  USA
Uwe T. Bornscheuer, Greifswald, Germany
Axel A. Brakhage, Jena, Germany
Gerhard H. Braus, Göttingen, Germany
George Guo-qiang Chen, Beijing, China
Douglas J. Cork, Chicago, IL, USA
Uwe Deppenmeier, Bonn, Germany
Gerrit Eggink, Wageningen, The Netherlands  
Henry Ehrlich, Troy, NY, USA
Susanne Fetzner, Münster, Germany
Shinya Fushinobu, Tokyo, Japan
Friedrich Giffhorn, Saarbrücken, Germany
Navdeep Grover, Boulder, CO, USA
Bruce K. Hamilton, Arlington, USA 
Yoshiteru Hashimoto, Tsukuba, Japan
Michael Hecker, Greifswald, Germany
Hermann J. Heipieper, Leipzig, Germany
Soon-Kwang Hong, Myongji University, Yongin, Republic of Korea
Masayuki Inui, Kyoto, Japan
Nemat O. Keyhani, Gainesville, FL, USA
Tasuo Kurihara, Kyoto, Japan
Sang Yup Lee, Daejeon, Korea
Z. Lewis Liu, Peoria, USA
Xiangyang Liu, Milwaukee, WI, USA 
José M. Luengo, León, Spain
Hongyan Ma, Raleigh, NC, USA
Diethard Mattanovich, Vienna, Austria
Ian Menz, Bedford Park, Australia
Hisaaki Mihara, Shiga, Japan
Krishna C. Nayar, Tustin, CA, USA
Jörg Nickelsen, Munich, Germany
Jens Nielsen, Gothenburg, Sweden
Kevin O'Connor, Dublin, Ireland
Masayuki Okuyama, Hokkaido, Japan
E. Terry Papoutsakis, Newark, DE, USA
Pamela Peralta-Yahya, Atlanta, GA, USA
Bernd H.A. Rehm, Nathan, QLD, Australia
Badal C. Saha, Peoria, USA
Carmen Sanchez, Tlaxcala, Mexico 
Thomas H. Scheper, Hannover, Germany
Frank-Rainer Schmidt, Frankfurt/M, Germany 
Helmut Schwab, Graz, Austria
Yasushi Shigeri, Kagawa, Japan
Anthony J. Sinskey, Cambridge, USA
Daniel K.Y. Solaiman, Wyndmoor, USA
A.J.J. Straathof, Delft, The Netherlands
Kenji Ueda, Kanagawa, Japan
Mark C.M. van Loosdrecht, Delft, The Netherlands
Volker F. Wendisch, Bielefeld, Germany
Paul J. Weimer, Madison, USA
Josef Winter, Karlsruhe, Germany
Shotaro Yamaguchi, Nagoya, Japan
Yeo Joon Yoon, Seoul, South Korea
Takeshi Zendo, Fukuoka, Japan
Jinyou Zhang, Morris Plains NJ, USA


 

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    Established and in pipe technologies of biotechnological processes using prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells or enzymes and other proteins for production, conversion, degradation and detection of substances including bioreactor design.

    Biotechnologically relevant enzymes and proteins
    Characterization of hitherto undescribed, biotechnologically relevant enzymes and proteins or of known proteins with novel properties and purification of proteins on a technical scale.

    Bioenergy and biofuels
    Biotechnological processes for production of fuels, combustible chemicals and other forms of energy.

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    New vectors and methods for genetic transformation and all aspects of strain improvement employing recombinant DNA technology including metabolic engineering and enzyme engineering.

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    Characterization and analyses of genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes.

    Applied microbial and cell physiology
    Physiological studies on biosynthesis, catabolism and biotransformation of biotechnologically relevant compounds.

    Environmental biotechnology
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