Growing biofilm in Greifensee

Xuejian installed two cages with glass slides at the monitoring platform in Greifensee. The cages are deployed underwater near the surface and are used to grow natural biofilms on glass slides. After 4 to 6 weeks’ growing, he will harvest the biofilms and spike cyanopeptides to learn about the biotransformation process of toxins/NRPs. The goal is to assess the biotransformation rates and find most the stable peptides.

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