Non-ribosomal peptides (NRPs) are secondary metabolites produced by microorganisms, e.g. bacteria and fungi. Unlike ribosomal protein bio-synthesis, non-ribosomal protein synthesis (NRPS) does not require mRNA. NRPs are a promising source of functional molecules such as antibiotics. The technology allows for the identification, high-throughput screening and easy purification of engineered NRPs by optical measures.
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