- CLQCA: BIODIVERSITY OF YEAST IN ECUADOR
Yeast Colection Quito – Católica
Dedicated to the study, preservation of yeast biodiversity in natural environments in Ecuador.
2006 – INDEFINITE
Yeasts and other microorganisms produce substances that can stop the growth of fungal pathogens that cause significant economic losses to farmers.
Biological products as microorganisms or their metabolites could be relevant for replacement of agrochemicals.
2010 - 2011
- MICROBIAL ARCHAEOLOGY:
Revealing 2000 years of Fermentations in Quito
Recovery, identification and characterization of old microorganisms involved in the fermentation process of extinct cultures.
2009 – 2011
- GENETIC ENGINEERING ON YEASTS :
Transformation of industrial yeasts using cassettes of expression inserted in their genome.
- CELL WALL
Fractionation and purification of α-D-mannosides of yeasts.