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

  1. Content type: Review

    Plant natural products (PNPs) are widely used as pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, seasonings, pigments, etc., with a huge commercial value on the global market. However, most of these PNPs are still being extr...

    Authors: Xiaonan Liu, Wentao Ding and Huifeng Jiang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:125

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  2. Content type: Review

    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, ...

    Authors: Baixue Lin and Yong Tao

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:106

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  3. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:104

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  4. Content type: Research

    Salvianic acid A (SAA), a valuable natural product from herbal plant Salvia miltiorrhiza, exhibits excellent antioxidant activities on food industries and efficacious therapeutic potential on cardiovascular disea...

    Authors: Liang Zhou, Qi Ding, Guo-Zhen Jiang, Zhen-Ning Liu, Hai-Yan Wang and Guang-Rong Zhao

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:84

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  5. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Björn D. Heijstra, Ching Leang and Alex Juminaga

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2017 16:60

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