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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Centre
for Cultivated Plants

Dr. Ute Katharina Vogler

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Ms Kerstin Hansmann and
Ms Margot Knur
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-7701/-7703
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-7702
E-mail: gf@  julius-kuehn.  de

Branch offices

in  Münster
Toppheideweg 88
48161 Münster, Germany
Fax: +49 (0)251 87106-33

in Kleinmachnow
Stahnsdorfer Damm 81
14532 Kleinmachnow, Germany
Tel: +49(0)33203 48-0
Fax: +49(0)33203 48-425

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Dr. Benjarong Karbowy-Thongbai

Dr. Benjarong  Karbowy-Thongbai
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-7713
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-7702

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assigments and Research Activities

  • Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes
  • Isolation, maintenance and characterization of fungal cultures and their preparation for studies on their biologically active secondary metabolites
  • Fermentation of fungi in small scale and bioreactors and extraction, and isolation of their secondary metabolites (e.g. by MPLC and prep. HPLC)
  • Biological and physicochemical characterization of natural products using cell-bioassays (antimicrobial, cytotoxic, neutrotrophic activities)

Current Projects

  • New concept for organic tomato breeding

Researchgate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Benjarong-Thongbai

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut