A video clip of this news report is now available on the P4SB YouTube Channel. Many thanks to WDR for allowing us to publish their report on the project's channel. The video has an audio track in German, subtitles are available in both German and English.
This very interesting article about the struggle against plastic waste was written by Marc Platthaus for Labor Praxis' Website, and was originally published on 16.02.18.
Platthaus' article is based upon a publication by Dominik Danso, Christel Schmeisser, Jennifer Chow, Wolfgang Zimmermann, Ren Wei, Christian Leggewie, Xiangzhen Li, Terry Hazen, and Wolfgang R. Streit, with the title: "New insights into the function and global distribution of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) degrading bacteria and enzymes in marine and terrestrial metagenomes".
The article (in German) written by Platthaus can be found here!
The original publication (in English) can be found here!
"Immediate response mechanisms of Gram-negative solvent-tolerant bacteria to cope with environmental stress: cis-trans isomerization of unsaturated fatty acids and outer membrane vesicle secretion"
This article first appeared on Springer Link on February 15th, 2018. It is an open Access publication and was written by Christian Eberlein, Thomas Baumgarten, Stephan Starke, and Hermann J. Heipieper. Congratualtions to the authors!