By browsing our site you accept the installation and use cookies on your computer. Know more

Menu Logo Principal

WallTraC

Zone de texte éditable et éditée et rééditée

Members

Map of WallTraC partners

WallTraC brings together 7 academic and 2 large-scale industrial full network partners from 6 different EU countries. This collective is well equipped to dissect plant cell wall & polymer structures and develop analytical procedures required for - and suited to - industrial exploitation.

Cell wall polymer biochemists from both academic and private sectors (INRA & CP Kelco) will enable the generation of a comprehensive glycan library that will be essential for (i) characterization of novel cell wall-active enzymes by University of Lisbon & Newcastle University; and (ii) molecular probe production and characterization by University of Lisbon & University of Leeds. The assembled tools will be used by University of Copenhagen & University of Potsdam that have world-leading skills in high-throughput analysis of cell walls and in establishment & mining of glycan databases, respectively. The integrated analysis of cell walls using the generated tools will be applied to relevant plant materials - cell walls (fibres) and isolated polymers (pectins) - both of clear academic and industrial interest (Max Planck Institute, University of Leeds, CP Kelco & Bayer).

WallTraC also includes two associated partners (Eurice & VENAM), not directly involved in the research programme, but whose expertise will be crucial for the training and/or the implementation.