metabolic engineering


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metabolic engineering

Biotechnology
A process in which host production organisms are modified to produce small molecules and organic chemicals.
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My science career has focused on the metabolic engineering of bacteria and plants to produce value-added products.
SyMBioSys integrates: (i) six academic beneficiaries with a strong record in biomedical and biological systems engineering research, these include four universities and two research centres; (ii) four industrial beneficiaries including key players in developing simulation software for process systems engineering, metabolic engineering and industrial biotechnology; (iii) three partner organisations from pharmaceutical, biotechnological and entrepreneurial sectors.
MIGAL is an internationally recognized center for agro-innovation and metabolic engineering with expertise in plant-based platforms, wastewater treatment technologies, as well as clinical nutrition, precision agriculture, therapeutic molecules, chemical extractions, vaccine technologies and computational chemistry.
Gevo has developed proprietary technology that uses a combination of synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, chemistry and chemical engineering to focus primarily on the production of isobutanol, as well as related products from renewable feedstocks.
This is a remarkable demonstration of the power of metabolic engineering.
He has strong experience in the areas of genetic and metabolic engineering, bioprocessing, bioactive materials, scale-up and production.
Later chapters examine attempts to increase biohydrogen yields through metabolic engineering and deal with the conversion of renewable resources, water, and waste streams to biohydrogen.
A Korean research team led by Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) reported, for the first time, the development of a novel strategy for microbial gasoline production through metabolic engineering of E.
Direct access to the ASU BioSciences Institute: 80,000 square feet that includes state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary researchers, equipment, and facilities in the areas of agriculture and disease, molecular innovations in food science, plant metabolic engineering, and plant-based protein production.
The volume opens with overview chapters on dehydration tolerance, salinity tolerance, cold stress acclimation, redox-dependent regulation and oxidative damage in plants subjected to abiotic stress, array platforms and bioinformatic tools for the analysis of plant transcriptome in response to stress, and metabolic engineering of glyoxalase pathways for enhancing stress tolerance in plants.
By developinga strategy which combines metabolic engineering and enzyme engineering, we've developed an efficient bio-based one-step production process for PLA and its copolymers,"said Lee.
Metabolic engineering relies on the introduction of targeted modifications into the production organism such that it produces the product of interest at high yields and at high levels of productivity.