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Engineering Cell Factories for Production of Bulk and Fine Chemicals: From Designing Principles to Industrial-Scale Production

  1. Review

    Whole-cell biocatalysts by design

    Whole-cell biocatalysts provide unique advantages and have been widely used for the efficient biosynthesis of value-added fine and bulk chemicals, as well as pharmaceutically active ingredients. What is more, ...

    Baixue Lin and Yong Tao

    Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:106

    Published on: 13 June 2017

  2. Research

    Three steps in one pot: biosynthesis of 4-hydroxycinnamyl alcohols using immobilized whole cells of two genetically engineered Escherichia coli strains

    4-Hydroxycinnamyl alcohols are a class of natural plant secondary metabolites that include p-coumaryl alcohol, caffeyl alcohol, coniferyl alcohol and sinapyl alcohol, and have physiological, ecological and biomed...

    Shuxin Liu, Jiabin Liu, Jiayin Hou, Nan Chao, Ying Gai and Xiangning Jiang

    Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:104

    Published on: 12 June 2017

  3. Review

    Gas fermentation: cellular engineering possibilities and scale up

    Low carbon fuels and chemicals can be sourced from renewable materials such as biomass or from industrial and municipal waste streams. Gasification of these materials allows all of the carbon to become availab...

    Björn D. Heijstra, Ching Leang and Alex Juminaga

    Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:60

    Published on: 12 April 2017