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Basic and applied research on carbohydrates and carbohydrate-active enzymes.

We are performing research into the structure, synthesis, and enzymology of complex carbohydrates at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. We have educational backgrounds in chemistry, plant science, microbiology, and biochemistry. We are committed to research that promotes responsible usage of natural resources, and we think that complex carbohydrates are the best biomolecules.

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Introducing Glycolink, a new start-up company

One of the projects ongoing in our group at KTH aims to develop the use of carbohydrate-binding proteins as polysaccharide cross-linkers in hydrogels and viscous formulations. We see this technology as a sustainable, fossil-free, and catalyst-free alternative to hydrogels made from petrochemicals and chemically modifed biopolymers. In 2021, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences…

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Our hydrogel project is recognised on this year’s “Top 100 List” by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Post updated 14/11/2022. We have now founded a company to explore commericalisation of the Glycolink project described here. See this blog post to read about the company founding, check out our company webpage, and follow us on LinkedIn! On May 10th, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) published their selection of projects “deemed…

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Year in review – 2021

Hi! This is Lauren, writing our group’s first (hopefully) annual review blog! Despite *everything* I feel quite positive looking back at 2021. There have certainly been some hurdles, delays, and setbacks, due to the *everything* going on in the world. And we have all faced problems now and then, or been distracted by concerns back…

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