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Institute of Industrial Genetics

Contact data

Address: Allmandring 31, 70569 Stuttgart

Telephone: (0711) 685-66970

Fax: (0711) 685-66973

E-Mail: iig@iig.uni-stuttgart.de


Administration

Prof. Dr. Ralf Mattes


Contact persons

Prof. Dr. Ralf Mattes (Biokatalysatoren, Hochleistungsstämme, Biosonden, Gentechnologie, Gentherapie)

Dr. Josef Altenbuchner (Streptomyceten, Aminosäureherstellung, EDV)

Dr. Hildegard Watzlawick (Nukleinsäure-Sequenzierung, Nukleinsäure-Synthese, Protein-Reinigung, Protein-Sequenzierung)


Fields of activity

Biocatalysts:

  • Optimisation of enzymes regarding substrate spectrum, temperature stability, cofactor requirement
  • Development of whole cell biocatalysts

Expression systems:

  • loning and expression of genes in various hostvector systems (E. coli, Pseudomonas, Bacillus, Streptomyces)
  • Identification of limiting factors in gene expression systems
  • Protein secretion.

Facilities

DNA sequencer (A.L.F.), FPLC, HPLC, preparative ultracentrifuges, light-cycler, quart PCR, conventional protein and DNA electrophoresis systems and pulsed field elecrophoresis, ELISA, fluorescence microscope, elutriation system.


Target groups

Companies developing and marketing biotechnological and biopharmaceutical products, diagnostics.