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Model-Based Construction and Optimisation of Versatile Chassis Yeast Strains for Production of Valuable Lipid and Aromatic Compounds

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Yeast: Nature’s miniature factories

The word ‘yeast’ might conjure up images of crusty bread or a cold pint of beer rather than painkillers for your headache or fuel for your car. Yet yeast is capable of much more than proving bread and… more

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Why use yeast?

Europe has committed to moving towards a sustainable, low-carbon economy. Developing a viable bio-based industrial sector is part of this movement. In a bio-based economy, biological materials and sys… more

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The Challenge

So using yeast can benefit the environment, but figuring out how to rebuild or reprogramme a cell so that it produces the desired molecule or product takes a lot of time and money. CHASSY will speed u… more

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The Science

To achieve its goals, CHASSY combines some of the newest disciplines in science. The first is systems biology, which uses mathematical modelling to tell scientists how a yeast needs to change to accum… more

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The Numbers

CHASSY is a 10-partner European project (grant number 720824) funded under the Industrial Leadership Priority of the EU Horizon 2020 Programme. More specifically, it was approved for funding under the… more