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Genome Sequencing | Gene Annotation | Metabolic Maps | Metabolic Pathways | Metabolic Modelling



About the Platform 

The Cell Factory of the CIB-CSIC is an integrated infrastructure that provides support to in-house R&D projects focused on the creation of microbial (bacteria, yeasts and fungi) cell factories.

It is based on an arrayed of equipment that covers the design-build-test cycle at lab scale. Users benefit from the strong experience and guidance of the infrastructure’s scientific staff.

The Cell factory is composed of two components: The Microbial Cell Factory and Metabolic Engineering (Modelling). These facilities are an array of state of the art equipment that are integrated to allow the execution of complete project pipelines aimed at the creation of optimised microbial cell factories for various biotech application areas (including food and pharma, etc.) but also for basic scienctific research.


Metabolic Modeling (MM)

The infrastructure located at the CNB-CSIC in Madrid is offering:

(i) Genome sequencing of microorganisms of industrial interest (on site or distant assistance)

(ii) Gene annotation (on site or distant assistance)

(iii) Specific analyses of gene clusters (on site or distant assistance)

(iv) Creation of metabolic maps at genomic scale (on site or distant assiatance)

(v) Computational analysis of metabolic pathways (on site or distant assistance)

(vi) Model-based strain optimisation using in silico strain design algorithms (on site or distant assistance)

(vii) Omics contextualisation within genome-scale metabolic models

Units of access: Microbial strain/consortium

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The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe. Its mission is to foster, coordinate, develop and promote scientific and technological research, of a multidisciplinary nature, in order to contribute to advancing knowledge and economic, social and cultural development, as well as to train staff and advise public and private entities on this matter.