Benjamin A Blount
Benjamin A Blount
Assistant Professor, The University of Nottingham
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Rational diversification of a promoter providing fine-tuned expression and orthogonal regulation for synthetic biology
BA Blount, T Weenink, S Vasylechko, T Ellis
PloS one 7 (3), e33279, 2012
Biosynthesis of the antibiotic nonribosomal peptide penicillin in baker’s yeast
AR Awan, BA Blount, DJ Bell, WM Shaw, JCH Ho, RM McKiernan, T Ellis
Nature communications 8 (1), 15202, 2017
Rapid host strain improvement by in vivo rearrangement of a synthetic yeast chromosome
BA Blount, GOF Gowers, JCH Ho, R Ledesma-Amaro, D Jovicevic, ...
Nature communications 9 (1), 1932, 2018
Construction of synthetic regulatory networks in yeast
BA Blount, T Weenink, T Ellis
FEBS letters 586 (15), 2112-2121, 2012
Total synthesis of a eukaryotic chromosome: Redesigning and SCRaMbLE‐ing yeast
D Jovicevic, BA Blount, T Ellis
Bioessays 36 (9), 855-860, 2014
GC preps: fast and easy extraction of stable yeast genomic DNA
BA Blount, MRM Driessen, T Ellis
Scientific reports 6 (1), 26863, 2016
Design, construction, and functional characterization of a tRNA neochromosome in yeast
D Schindler, RSK Walker, S Jiang, AN Brooks, Y Wang, CA Müller, ...
Cell, 2023
Sensing the Right Time to Be Productive
F Ceroni, BA Blount, T Ellis
Cell systems 3 (2), 116-117, 2016
Trimming the genomic fat: minimising and re-functionalising genomes using synthetic biology
X Xu, F Meier, BA Blount, IS Pretorius, T Ellis, IT Paulsen, TC Williams
Nature Communications 14 (1), 1984, 2023
Construction of an Escherichia coli genome with fewer codons sets records
BA Blount, T Ellis
Nature 569 (7757), 492-494, 2019
Synthetic yeast chromosome XI design provides a testbed for the study of extrachromosomal circular DNA dynamics
BA Blount, X Lu, MRM Driessen, D Jovicevic, MI Sanchez, K Ciurkot, ...
Cell Genomics 3 (11), 2023
Synthetic yeast chromosome XI design enables extrachromosomal circular DNA formation on demand
BA Blount, X Lu, MRM Driessen, D Jovicevic, MI Sanchez, K Ciurkot, ...
bioRxiv, 2022.07. 15.500197, 2022
Synthetic bacterial genome upgraded for viral defence and biocontainment
BA Blount
Nature 615 (7953), 592-594, 2023
Genome construction amends building codes
BA Blount, T Ellis
Nature 569 (7757), 492-494, 2019
An antiviral molecular language barrier
BA Blount
NATURE 615 (7953), 1-2, 2023
The Synthetic Genome Summer Course
BA Blount, T Ellis
Synthetic Biology 3 (1), ysy020, 2018
Analysis of the roles and regulation of flagella in Clostridium botulinum
BA Blount
University of Nottingham, 2011
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