16.12.2021 | 
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YSU SCIENTIFIC GROUP DISCOVERED A NEW TYPE OF BACTERIUM AND NAMED IT AFTER THE PLACE: ANOXYBACILLUS KARVACHARENSIS
YSU SCIENTIFIC GROUP DISCOVERED A NEW TYPE OF BACTERIUM AND NAMED IT AFTER THE PLACE: ANOXYBACILLUS KARVACHARENSIS
The scientific team of YSU Chair of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology, with the support of Professor Berkeland of the University of Bergen, discovered a new species of bacterium for science, named after the place ("Anoxybacillus Karvacharensis") and certified internationally.

The scientific group, headed by Hovik Panosyan, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Associate Professor, has been studying the composition of thermophilic bacteria in the geothermal springs of Armenia and Artsakh for a decade.

They are trying to find their possible application in various sectors of the economy.

 

In a conversation with us, the head of the scientific group Hovik Panosyan said that the results of the research conducted during these years are reflected in the works published in international scientific journals with a high impact factor.

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