Recent advances in biocatalysis
Nature published a paper that evaluated recent advances in biocatalysis and their impacts on commercial development of biofuels. The paper, coauthored by Dr Gjalt Huisman of Codexis Pharmaceuticals, stresses the importance of directed evolution in the third wave in biocatalysis, which is a foundation of Codexis’ technology platform. The paper specifically highlights rapid progress in directed evolution, DNA sequencing, and gene synthesis as the key advancements made in directed evolution.
Source: BusinessWire, May 9, 2012