Maureen E Louw
Affiliation: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Country: South Africa
- Extracellular secretion of a recombinant therapeutic peptide by Bacillus halodurans utilizing a modified flagellin type III secretion systemEldie Berger
CSIR Biosciences, Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Microb Cell Fact 10:62. 2011..Currently, Enfuvirtide is synthesised utilizing 106 chemical steps. We used Enfuvirtide as a model system in an effort to develop a more cost-effective biological process for therapeutic peptide production...
- Cloning, purification and characterisation of a recombinant purine nucleoside phosphorylase from Bacillus halodurans Alk36Daniel F Visser
Enzyme Technologies Group, CSIR Biosciences, Private Bag X2, Modderfontein, Johannesburg, 1645, South Africa
Extremophiles 14:185-92. 2010..The optimal pH range was between 5.7 and 8.4 with a maximum at pH 7.0. The optimal temperature for activity was 70 degrees C and the enzyme had a half life at 60 degrees C of 20.8 h...
- Characterization of a novel thermostable esterase from Thermus scotoductus SA-01: evidence of a new family of lipolytic esterasesErika M du Plessis
CSIR Biosciences, Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, Gauteng, South Africa
Curr Microbiol 60:248-53. 2010..coli harbouring EstTs2 on a multicopy vector. EstTs1 displayed optimum activity at pH 7 and 80 degrees C with a half life of 48 h at 70 degrees C...
- Cloning and characterization of a carboxylesterase from Bacillus coagulans 81-11Stephens M Mnisi
CSIR Bio Chemtek, P O Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Curr Microbiol 50:196-201. 2005..Maximum activity was found at pH 8 and 50 degrees C, although the enzyme displayed stability at temperatures up to 60 degrees C...