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Ana Karen Malan Courdin

Country of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2015 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2011 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

D-xylose metabolism in Herbaspirillum seropedicae Development of modified strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in order to produce ethanol from xylose.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Malan, A. K., Fagundez, A., Gill, P. R., & Batista, S. B. (2016). Engineering Hemicellulose-Derived Xylose Utilization in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Biotechnological Applications. In Microbial Models: From Environmental to Industrial Sustainability (pp. 41-56). Springer, Singapore.

Catalán, A. I., Malan, A. K., Ferreira, F., Gill, P. R., & Batista, S. (2018). Propionic acid metabolism and poly-3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate production by a prpC mutant of Herbaspirillum seropedicae Z69. Journal of biotechnology, 286, 36-44.

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