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Improving enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat straw using ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methyl imidazolium diethyl phosphate pretreatment.
This study aims to establish a cellulose pretreatment process using ionic liquids (ILs) for efficient enzymatic hydrolysis. The IL 1-ethyl-3-methyl imidazolium diethyl phosphate ([EMIM]DEP) wasExpand
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Problems with the microbial production of butanol
With the incessant fluctuations in oil prices and increasing stress from environmental pollution, renewed attention is being paid to the microbial production of biofuels from renewable sources. As aExpand
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Optimization of fatty alcohol biosynthesis pathway for selectively enhanced production of C12/14 and C16/18 fatty alcohols in engineered Escherichia coli
BackgroundWith the increasing stress from oil price and environmental pollution, aroused attention has been paid to the microbial production of chemicals from renewable sources. The C12/14 and C16/18Expand
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Biosynthetic pathways for 3-hydroxypropionic acid production
Biobased platform chemicals have attracted growing interest recently. Among them, 3-hydroxypropionic acid receives significant attention due to its applications in the synthesis of novel polymerExpand
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Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for the biosynthesis of alpha-pinene
Backgroundα-Pinene is an important natural product that is widely used in flavorings, fragrances, medicines, fine chemicals and high-density renewable fuels. Currently, α-Pinene used in industry isExpand
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Microbial production of sabinene—a new terpene-based precursor of advanced biofuel
BackgroundSabinene, one kind of monoterpene, accumulated limitedly in natural organisms, is being explored as a potential component for the next generation of aircraft fuels. And demand for advancedExpand
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Production of extracellular fatty acid using engineered Escherichia coli
BackgroundAs an alternative for economic biodiesel production, the microbial production of extracellular fatty acid from renewable resources is receiving more concerns recently, since the separationExpand
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Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for biotechnological production of high-value organic acids and alcohols
Confronted with the gradual and inescapable exhaustion of the earth’s fossil energy resources, the bio-based process to produce platform chemicals from renewable carbohydrates is attracting growingExpand
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Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for high-specificity production of isoprenol and prenol as next generation of biofuels
BackgroundThe isopentenols, including isoprenol and prenol, are excellent alternative fuels. However, they are not compounds largely accumulated in natural organism. The need for the next generationExpand
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Biosynthetic pathway for poly(3-Hydroxypropionate) in recombinant Escherichia coli
Poly(3-hydroxypropionate) (P3HP) is a biodegradable and biocompatible thermoplastic. In this study, we engineered a P3HP biosynthetic pathway in recombinant Escherichia coli. The genes forExpand
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