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Non-fermentative pathways for synthesis of branched-chain higher alcohols as biofuels
Global energy and environmental problems have stimulated increased efforts towards synthesizing biofuels from renewable resources. Compared to the traditional biofuel, ethanol, higher alcohols offerExpand
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Network component analysis: Reconstruction of regulatory signals in biological systems
We develop a method, called network component analysis, for uncovering hidden regulatory signals from outputs of networked systems, when only a partial knowledge of the underlying network topology is available. Expand
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Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for 1-butanol production.
Compared to ethanol, butanol offers many advantages as a substitute for gasoline because of higher energy content and higher hydrophobicity. Typically, 1-butanol is produced by Clostridium in aExpand
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Driving Forces Enable High-Titer Anaerobic 1-Butanol Synthesis in Escherichia coli
ABSTRACT 1-Butanol, an important chemical feedstock and advanced biofuel, is produced by Clostridium species. Various efforts have been made to transfer the clostridial 1-butanol pathway into otherExpand
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The Kármán gait: novel body kinematics of rainbow trout swimming in a vortex street
SUMMARY Most fishes commonly experience unsteady flows and hydrodynamic perturbations during their lifetime. In this study, we provide evidence that rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss voluntarilyExpand
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A review of fish swimming mechanics and behaviour in altered flows
  • J. Liao
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 29 November 2007
Fishes suspended in water are subject to the complex nature of three-dimensional flows. Often, these flows are the result of abiotic and biotic sources that alter otherwise uniform flows, which thenExpand
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Direct photosynthetic recycling of carbon dioxide to isobutyraldehyde
Global climate change has stimulated efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. One approach to addressing this problem is to recycle CO2 directly into fuels or chemicals using photosynthesis. Here weExpand
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Issues in cDNA microarray analysis: quality filtering, channel normalization, models of variations and assessment of gene effects.
We consider the problem of comparing the gene expression levels of cells grown under two different conditions using cDNA microarray data. We use a quality index, computed from duplicate spots on theExpand
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Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for 1-butanol and 1-propanol production via the keto-acid pathways.
  • C. Shen, J. Liao
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Metabolic engineering
  • 1 November 2008
Production of higher alcohols via the keto-acid intermediates found in microorganism's native amino-acid pathways has recently shown promising results. In this work, an Escherichia coli strain thatExpand
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Metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria for 1-butanol production from carbon dioxide.
Production of chemicals and fuels directly from CO(2) is an attractive approach to solving the energy and environmental problems. 1-Butanol, a chemical feedstock and potential fuel, has been producedExpand
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