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Luiz R. Nunes obtained his Bachelor´s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of São Paulo (USP) in 1988. He also obtained a Master´s degree in Parasitology from USP in 1991 and a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1996. He worked at the University of Mogi das Cruzes (UMC) from 1997 to 2011 and has been a professor at the Federal University of ABC since 2012. His research interests focus on genomic studies of microorganisms, including the phytopathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa and the human pathogenic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
The gram-negative bacterium Zymomonas mobilis presents several characteristics that make it suitable for industrial production of different bioproducts, including bioethanol. For example, Z. mobilis can be grown under both aerobic and anaerobic conditions, is capable of converting glucose to ethanol with an even greater efficiency than Saccharomyces cerevisiae itself and tolerates highe...
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