CAZypedia needs your help! We have many unassigned GH, PL, CE, AA, GT, and CBM pages in need of Authors and Responsible Curators.
Scientists at all career stages, including students, are welcome to contribute to CAZypedia. Read more here, and in the 10th anniversary article in Glycobiology.
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Consider attending the 15th Carbohydrate Bioengineering Meeting in Ghent, 5-8 May 2023.
Ryszard Brzezinski Université de Sherbrooke, Faculté des Sciences, Département de Biologie; 2500 boul. de l'Université, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1K 2R1, Canada
Professor at the U of Sherbrooke (from 1985)
PhD with Prof. Andrzej Piekarowicz (Warsaw University, Poland) working on purification and characterization of type III DNA restriction endonucleases from Haemophilus influenzae 1977-1980
MSc with Prof. Mirosława Włodarczyk (Warsaw Uniwersity, Poland) working on mechanisms of conjugation in Escherichia coli.
Research interests: glycoside hydrolases enzymology (mainly endo- and exo-chitosanases), molecular biology of actinomycetes, environmental microbiology
CAZyme Protein structures I have contributed to:
GH2 from Amycolatopsis orientalis
GH46 from Streptomyces sp. N174