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2007-10-02 09:01:00

By De Muynck, Cassandra Pereira, Catarina S S; Naessens, Myriam; Parmentier, Sofie; Et al ABSTRACT The genus Gluconobacter comprises some of the most frequently used microorganisms when it comes to biotechnological applications. Not only has it been involved in "historical" production processes, such as vinegar production, but in the last decades many bioconversion routes for special and rare sugars involving Gluconobacter have been developed. Among the most recent are the...

2005-07-14 15:30:00

Although researchers know that alcohol-use behavior and disorders are significantly genetic in nature, identification of the specific genes that contribute to an individual's susceptibility for alcohol dependence has been difficult. Many investigators have begun to examine alcohol dependence in relation to its component parts "“ called phenotypes "“ to better understand the genetic bases of alcohol use and dependence. Proceedings of a symposium on the genetics of alcohol-related...


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