Biotechnological production of amino acids and derivatives: current status and prospects

@article{Leuchtenberger2005BiotechnologicalPO,
  title={Biotechnological production of amino acids and derivatives: current status and prospects},
  author={Wolfgang Dipl C Leuchtenberger and Klaus Huthmacher and Karlheinz Prof Dr Drauz},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={2005},
  volume={69},
  pages={1-8}
}
For almost 50 years now, biotechnological production processes have been used for industrial production of amino acids. Market development has been particularly dynamic for the flavor-enhancer glutamate and the animal feed amino acids l-lysine, l-threonine, and l-tryptophan, which are produced by fermentation processes using high-performance strains of Corynebacterium glutamicum and Escherichia coli from sugar sources such as molasses, sucrose, or glucose. But the market for amino acids in… 
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