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Industry Overview:
  The marriage of biology and chemistry has created an emerging marketplace that already involves a diverse array of applications. There are tens of thousands of specialty biochemicals currently available, and new ones are being developed every day, as are new uses for existing biochemicals. These applications range from vitamins to pesticides, cosmetics to forensics. The medical and sustainability utilizations are perhaps the most promising, and are certainly the most vital. Antibiotics, proteins, polyamino acids, and antibodies are biochemicals are used to cure diseases, improve health, offset nutritional deficiencies, and improve farm crops. Enzymes, substrates, activators, and inhibitors can also be used to keep the environment healthy by improving and replacing previously used harmful processes.
Common Applications:
  • Applied Molecular Genetics
  • Biochemical Structure
  • Biocides and Antimicrobials
  • Bioenergetics
  • Biomass Utilization
  • Bioprocessing
  • Chemical Biology
  • Computational Biology
  • Enzymatic and Protein Mechanism
  • Enzyme Development & Technology
  • Fermentation
  • Genornics and Bioinformatics
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • System Biology
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When you placed me with Roquette America…I was impressed with your straight forward, honest method and attention to detail.  Now, as sales manager, I was happy to learn that you maintain the same approach on “this side of the fence.”
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