Expression of genes in microorganisms allows for the production of large quantities of a desired c

Expression of genes in microorganisms allows for the production of large quantities of a desired c

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Expression of genes in microorganisms allows for the production of large quantities of a desired compound. By having large quantities of the normally rare compound, the compound is more available for biochemical and clinical study. Because the enzymes are subject to less mutation at any given temperature than an enzyme that was isolated in a better characterized bacteria that thrives at more moderate
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Unformatted text preview: temperatures. Bacteriophages contaminate the lactic acid bacteria used in dairy production quickly and they are not removed with traditional pasteurization methods. They can ruin large batches of food and cause economic loss. The industry could try using strains of lactic acid bacteria that are resistant to the bacteriophage to prevent this problem....
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