Engineering bacteria for production of rhamnolipid as an agent for enhanced oil recovery.

@article{Wang2007EngineeringBF,
  title={Engineering bacteria for production of rhamnolipid as an agent for enhanced oil recovery.},
  author={Qinhong Wang and Xiangdong Fang and Baojun Bai and Xiaolin Liang and Patrick J. Shuler and William A. Goddard and Yongchun Tang},
  journal={Biotechnology and bioengineering},
  year={2007},
  volume={98 4},
  pages={842-53}
}
Rhamnolipid as a potent natural biosurfactant has a wide range of potential applications, including enhanced oil recovery (EOR), biodegradation, and bioremediation. Rhamnolipid is composed of rhamnose sugar molecule and beta-hydroxyalkanoic acid. The rhamnosyltransferase 1 complex (RhlAB) is the key enzyme responsible for transferring the rhamnose moiety to the beta-hydroxyalkanoic acid moiety to biosynthesize rhamnolipid. Through transposome-mediated chromosome integration, the RhlAB gene was… CONTINUE READING
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