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February 10, 2018

New Paper Published in ACS Catalysis

A new manuscript by Abdallah, Solanki, and Banta describing the insertion of the calcium dependent beta roll peptide domain into the thermostable alcohol dehydrogenase D enzyme was published in ACS Catalysis. This new chimeric protein exhibits unprecedented calcium-dependent regulation of nicotinamide cofactor selectivity.

February 05, 2018

New Paper Published in ChemBioChem

A new manuscript by Bulutoglu, Haghpanah, Campbell and Banta describing the evolution of a thermostable alcohol dehydrogenase to become a binder of the military explosive RDX was published in ChemBioChem

January 12, 2018

Banta Lab Featured at PepTalk

Professor Banta gave two presentations at CHI's PepTalk - The Protein Science Week in San Diego, CA.  The first talk was entitled "Engineering Cofactor Selectivity: Some New Ideas for an Old Problem” in the Biocatalysis and Bio-Based Chemical Production Track.  The second talk was entitled "Engineering the beta roll domain for bioseparation applications” in the Protein Purification & Recovery Track.