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

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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