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Single Vessel Production of Butanol from biomass using engineered thermophilic microorganisms

Single Vessel Production of Butanol from biomass using engineered thermophilic microorganisms

Dhaka 31st March, 14. GNOBB feel extremely delighted to  announce that one of its most active members, Professor Kamal U. Chowdhury  at  Caflin University, USA  is the co-inventor of the US. Patent  # 8,669,082.  The title of the recently patented  invention is, “Single vessel production of butanol from biomass using engineered ther

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The genome of the loblolly pine -7 times the length of the human genome

The genome of the loblolly pine -7 times the length of the human genome

Dhaka, 30th March. In the 27th March issue of Nature (vol 507:402) Kristian Stevens at the University of California in Davis and his team sequenced and assembled the genome of the loblolly pine (Pinus taeda). The team used the tissue from a single pine seed. This Pinus species native to the southeastern United States has a genome with 23 billion base pairs, more than

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First artificially synthesized yeast chromosome: A revolutionary combination of computation and biology

First artificially synthesized yeast chromosome: A revolutionary combination of computation and biology

There are two write-ups on :  First artificially synthesized yeast chromosome: A revolutionary combination of computation and biology and the second one is titled, “Total Synthesis of a Functional Designer Eukaryotic Chromosome.  The first one has been composed by Samad, Research Associate, Samsad Razzaque at the Plant Biotech lab, DU and the second by the Gnobb Offi

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Discovery of the gene GTS in Arabidopsis thaliana controlling cell shape patterning and growth

Discovery of the gene GTS in Arabidopsis thaliana controlling cell shape patterning and growth

A group of students at Rutgers University–Camden under the guidance of their Assistant Professor, Simeon Kotchoni discovered a new gene, called GIGANTUS (abbreviated to GTS) in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. This gene – a member of the protein family- determines cell shapes in plants, controls seed germination, growth and biomass accumulation i

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Warming climate threatens crops

Warming climate threatens crops

In an article entitled, “Climate change could result in decreasing yields of staple food crops in most parts of the world from the 2030s onwards” has been published in the 20th March issue of Nature, 507:27. In this article  Andrew Challinor at the University of Leeds, UK, and his team have compared the results of more than 1,700 simulations&nbs

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How proteins find their DNA target

How proteins find their DNA target

Dhaka 24, ’14.  In an article titled, “How proteins find their DNA target, ” published in the 20th March issue of Nature (vol. 507:277),  Zhe Liu and his associates at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Ashburn, Virginia, looked at transcription factors made up of proteins that bind to specific genes to regulate thei

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Lignin extraction from biomass with protic ionic liquids

Lignin extraction from biomass with protic ionic liquids

In an article entitled, “Lignin extraction from biomass with protic ionic liquids,” published March, ’14  issue of  Green Chem., (16, 1114-1119), Wesley A. Henderson and four of his associates affiliated to  Ionic Liquids & Electrolytes for Energy Technologies (ILEET) Laboratory, Department of Chemical &

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7th international PTC&Biotech conference organized by BAPTC&B

7th international PTC&Biotech conference organized by BAPTC&B

Dear Colleagues. I have much pleasure in providing two important attachments of which one is the proceedings of the recently held (March 1-3, 2014) 7th International Plant Tissue Culture Conference.  and the other gives a detailed account of the existing laboratories in the Universities and Research institutions.

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The 5th Biochemistry Olympiad, 2014 at DMB Dhaka University

The 5th Biochemistry Olympiad, 2014 at DMB Dhaka University

18th March, 14. The fifth Biochemistry Olympiad was held on March 14, 2014 at the Curzon Hall premises, University of Dhaka. The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Dhaka University hosted this Meet. The aim of the Olympiad was to familiarize SSC/O level and HSC/A level on innovations and research works in the field of life science to the future genera

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Outstanding Achievements By Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah

Outstanding Achievements By Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah

Dhaka, 14th March 2014.  In today’s important dailies many of you have already read the news about the outstanding epoch making of Professor Dr. Mohammed Rahmatullah, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Development Alternative, Dhaka. GNOBB feel extremely proud to be associated with him and would like to congratulate him heartil

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Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

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GNOBB would like to express its heartiest congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah for his recent publication on identification of functional inhibitor compounds of scaffold protein RACK1 that could inhibit the Herpe Read More

Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawar Sultana received Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award for outstanding research

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