Discovery of novel enzymes using proteomic approaches

Kılınç Öztuğ, Merve
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Graduate School
Thermophilic microorganisms that survive and grow in extreme environments, above temperatures of 50 °C, have been well studied over the last decade allowing us to increase our knowledge of the compositional and functional potential of these microbial communities. These microorganisms are of great importance for industrial processes since they express heat-resistive enzymes with the potential to serve as a biocatalyst in the future. Developing proteomic and metaproteomic approaches to discover novel enzymes from environmental samples is growing research of interest owing to the advanced mass spectrometry (MS) based techniques. In this study, proteomics and metaproteomics approaches were applied to discover novel enzymes from harsh environmental conditions. Geothermal sources are among the habitats of thermophilic bacteria. In Turkey, there are many spas that have the potential habitat for numerous thermophilic bacteria, and this offers a good opportunity for the discovery of new thermophilic microorganisms. In this study, a thermophilic bacterial consortium of the Armutlu Hot Spring in the Yalova region of Turkey was investigated in a culture-dependent manner using proteomic approaches.
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School, 2021
Anahtar kelimeler
alkali enzymes, alkali enzimler, recombinant protein production, rekombinant protein üretimi, serine alkaline protease, serin alkali proteaz