Enzymes for Industrial Applications

Thomas Purkarthofer, VTU Technology

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 "The development of an efficient industrial enzyme is very challenging and many different parameters have to be addressed properly. Among these the ever increasing challenges associated with production costs play a pivotal role."

 

 

Thu 5 Feb 2015, 12:00:

Multifaceted and versatile toolkit for high-productivity protein production in Pichia pastoris

  • AOX1 promoter library for MeOH-induced and MeOH-free expression
  • Tunable, optimum protein expression
  • Helper factors coexpression
  • High throughput cultivation and screening facilitating lean development timelines

 

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Thomas Purkarthofer is Head of Business Development at VTU Technology GmbH, a biotech company providing Pichia pastoris protein expression services. Thomas joined VTU in 2006 and engaged the start-up of the company´s new Protein Technologies Unit. He is responsible for the commercialization of VTU´s proprietary Pichia pastoris protein expression platform and global customer relations and is a member of VTU´s technology development team. Thomas received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Graz University of Technology being part of and managing several international industrial biotechnology R&D projects and is co-author of several peer-reviewed publications. In 2011, he was appointed authorized representative of VTU Technology.

 

 

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