Scott Mazurkewich

Post doc at Chalmers, Biology and Biological Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology

Scott Mazurkewich joined the Division of Industrial Biotechnology in August 2016 as a postdoctoral researcher. He is investigating enzymes from strains of Bacteroidetes, strains which are known to degrade hemicellulose from a wide array of plant sources. The aim of project, which is supported by the Wallenberg Wood Science Center (WWSC), is to advance our knowledge about these important enzymes for the development of novel biomass utilization methods.

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Showing 4 publications

2019

Understanding enzyme-substrate interactions in Carbohydrate Esterase Family 15

Scott Mazurkewich, Jenny Arnling Bååth, Jens-Christian N Poulsen et al
Conference poster
2019

Structure-function analyses reveal that a glucuronoyl esterase from Teredinibacter turnerae interacts with carbohydrates and aromatic compounds

Jenny Arnling Bååth, Scott Mazurkewich, J. C. N. Poulsen et al
Journal of Biological Chemistry. Vol. 294 (16), p. 6635-6644
Journal article
2018

Biochemical and structural features of diverse bacterial glucuronoyl esterases facilitating recalcitrant biomass conversion

Jenny Arnling Bååth, Scott Mazurkewich, Rasmus Meland Knudsen et al
Biotechnology for Biofuels. Vol. 11
Journal article
2018

Biochemical and structural investigation of the CE15 family: Glucuronoyl esterases acting on recalcitrant biomass

Scott Mazurkewich, Jenny Arnling Bååth, Rasmus Meland Knudsen et al
Conference poster

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Showing 1 research projects

2016–2021

Structure-function studies of enzymes cleaving covalent bonds between lignin and hemicelluloses

Johan Larsbrink Industrial Biotechnology
Scott Mazurkewich Industrial Biotechnology
Daniel Krska Industrial Biotechnology
Andrea Seveso Industrial Biotechnology
Novo Nordisk Fonden
Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak

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