Sequencing Of The Pseudomonas Extremaustralis Genome, A Bacterium That Produces bioplastics Highly Resistant To Stress


Our Laboratory studies bacteria that produce Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA). PHAs are reserve polymers, exclusively of Prokaryotae , which are interesting for their plastic properties and biodegradability. They increase bacterial survival and resistance to stress. Our approximation consisted in searching organisms capable of producing these characterisitcs in extreme environments.