Programmable and printable <i>Bacillus subtilis</i> biofilms as engineered living materials

December 3rd, 2018 by Jiaofang Huang

Programmable and printable Bacillus subtilis biofilms as engineered living materials

Programmable and printable <i>Bacillus subtilis</i> biofilms as engineered living materials, Published online: 03 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41589-018-0169-2

Co-opting the amyloid machinery from Bacillus subtilis, engineering of TasA fusion proteins enables the assembly of functionalized biofilms with tunable physicochemical properties that are amenable to 3D printing and microencapsulation techniques.
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