Habib Horchani

Research Interests

  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Biomethanization
  • Water treatment
  • Protein biochemistry

Current Research Projects

  • Enzymatic biorecycling of plastics
  • Development of innovative biofertilizers for horticultural and agricultural use
  • Development of innovative bioprocesses for water treatment
  • Development of a process for the sound management of residues of invasive exotic plants by biotransformation

Tools and Expertise

  • Physicochemical characterization of liquid and solid samples
  • Characterization of enzymatic activities: lipase, esterase, cutinase, protease, amylase, laccase, peroxidase, etc.
  • Aerobic and anaerobic liquid and solid fermentation
  • Expression, purification, biochemical and molecular characterization of proteins

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