José Berenguer Department of Molecular Biology, Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain
2 protocols
Adison Wong Singapore Institute of Technology
1 protocol

Beatrice Li University of Oxford
2 protocols

Changyi Zhang Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3 protocols

David Cisneros Umeå University
25 protocols

Editor
Alba Blesa
  • Research scientist, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • thermophiles HGT antibiotics molecular biology microorganisms clinical pathogens bacteria yeast
  • 2 Author merit

Education

PhD, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2016

Lab information

Biotecnología microbiana UFV
José Berenguer's lab: Biotechnology of thermophilic microorganisms
http://www.ufv.es/biotecnologia-microbiana http://web4.cbm.uam.es/joomla-rl/index.php/en/scientific-departments/virology-and-microbiology?id=%20718

Publications

2 Protocols published
Transformation of Thermus Species by Natural Competence
Authors:  Alba Blesa and José Berenguer, date: 11/20/2016, view: 5112, Q&A: 0
Many Thermus species harbour genomes scourged with horizontally transferred signatures. Thermus thermophilus (Tth) has been characterized as naturally competent. The transformation protocol described here is based on the ...
Cell-to-cell DNA Transfer among Thermus Species
Authors:  Alba Blesa and José Berenguer, date: 11/20/2016, view: 5138, Q&A: 0
The ability to transfer DNA via direct cell-to-cell contact-dependent process similar to conjugation has been described in Thermus thermophilus (Tth). Here, we detail the mating experiment protocol involving the lateral transfer of ...
4 Protocols reviewed
Induction of Natural Competence in Genetically-modified Lactococcus lactis
Authors:  Joyce Mulder, Michiel Wels, Oscar P. Kuipers, Michiel Kleerebezem and Peter A. Bron, date: 07/05/2018, view: 2062, Q&A: 0
Natural competence can be activated in Lactoccocus lactis subsp lactis and cremoris upon overexpression of ComX, a master regulator of bacterial competence. Herein, we demonstrate a method to activate bacterial competence ...
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Multiple Stepwise Gene Knockout Using CRISPR/Cas9 in Escherichia coli
Authors:  Enrico König, Francesca Zerbini, Ilaria Zanella, Davide Fraccascia and Guido Grandi, date: 01/20/2018, view: 11864, Q&A: 1
With the recent implementation of the CRISPR/Cas9 technology as a standard tool for genome editing, laboratories all over the world are undergoing one of the biggest advancements in molecular biology since PCR. The key advantage of this method is ...
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4 Protocols edited
Yeast Single-cell RNA-seq, Cell by Cell and Step by Step
Single-cell RNA-seq (scRNA-seq) has become an established method for uncovering the intrinsic complexity within populations. Even within seemingly homogenous populations of isogenic yeast cells, there is a high degree of heterogeneity that ...
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Assessment of Metacaspase Activity in Phytoplankton
Authors:  Dina Spungin and Ilana Berman-Frank, date: 08/20/2019, view: 148, Q&A: 0
Programmed cell death (PCD) is an irreversible, genetically-controlled form of cell suicide in which an endogenous biochemical pathway leads to morphological changes and ultimately, cellular demise. PCD is accompanied by de-novo protein ...
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