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Discovery is the part of the continuous cycle where Genencor makes connections between the so-called ‘backbone molecules’ we discover and the ‘real-life’ usage we re-create in the lab.

If we find the results in our assays are encouraging, the enzyme would then be improved further in protein optimization.

Discovery is really about harnessing the power of nature. Every day, we find that we can sequence organisms that have never been sequenced before, thanks to new techniques of genome-mining we’ve developed.

Learn more about how our dedicated people contribute to this phase of our cycle, in their own words:

  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biochemical Characterizations
Developing enzymes from new microbes