Projects

Our projects challenge important issues in microbiology and advocate an open and honest discussion from the microbiology community. Find out how you can get involved, read our latest news, and discover why these issues matter.

Increasing Project Impact – we invite proposals from organizations who seek a wider promotion and increased the impact of their activities
Peer Review – emphasizes and celebrates the fundamental role that peer review plays in the scholarly communications landscape
One Health – shows the biggest achievements of the One Health concept and how it facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration into actual science and policy
Fighting AMR – helping you find antibiotic solutions to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and address this challenge globally
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Lactic acid bacteria: from starter cultures to producers of chemicals

Lactic acid bacteria constitute a diverse group of industrially significant, safe microorganisms that are primarily used as starter cultures and probiotics, and are also being developed as production systems in industrial biotechnology. The aim of this paper is to provide a brief overview of the potential of lactic acid bacteria as biological catalysts for production of different organic compounds for food and non-food sectors based on their diversity, metabolic- and stress tolerance features, as well as the use of genetic/metabolic engineering tools for enhancing their capabilities.

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