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CHAIN Celebrates Successful ‘Chiral Chemical Synthesis in Clostridia’ Study

LONDON, UK, 10 AUGUST 2016 -- CHAIN Biotechnology Ltd has successfully completed a 12-month research project entitled “Chiral Chemical Synthesis in Clostridia”. The research was supported by a grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Specifically, CHAIN has demonstrated a new way to change the stereochemistry of intracellular metabolism in Clostridia bacteria, resulting in the re-direction of carbon flow towards R-chiral chemicals rather than the natural S-form. This change in stereochemistry, referred to as the “Chiral Switch™”, resulted in...
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CHAIN Secures Seed Funding and Appoints New Board Members

London, UK, 23 December, 2015 CHAIN has successfully completed its first round of seed funding last month with the support of a consortium of business angels based in the UK. Business angels are investors who bring expertise and provide start-up capital.  CHAIN will use the funds to strengthen its unique technology platform based on the development of advanced microbes for the production of high value chemicals. Board Appointments CHAIN also welcomes Robert Rickman and Paul Green to the Board of Directors. Mr...
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