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Microbial cell surface display its medical and environmental applications

Typearticle
Datehttp://ijb.nigeb.ac.ir/index.php/ijb
AuthorsVida Tafakori#1, Ibrahim Torktaz#2, Mohsen Doostmohammadi2, Gholamreza Ahmadian*1
Year2011

Abstract
Cell-surface display is the expression of peptides and
proteins on the surface of living cells by fusing them to
functional components of cells which are exposed to
the environment of cells. This strategy can be carried
out using different surface proteins of cells as anchoring
motifs and different proteins from different sources
as a passenger protein. It is a promising strategy for
developing novel whole cell factories. Surface engineered
cells have many potential uses ranging from
medical to environmental applications. This review
focuses on different strategy and applications of microbial
surface display.
Keywords: Environmental; Medical; Microbial Surface
Display

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