Polyketide biosynthesis beyond the type I, II and III polyketide synthase paradigms.

@article{Shen2003PolyketideBB,
  title={Polyketide biosynthesis beyond the type I, II and III polyketide synthase paradigms.},
  author={Ben Shen},
  journal={Current opinion in chemical biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={
          285-95
        }
}
  • B. Shen
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current opinion in chemical biology
Recent literature on polyketide biosynthesis suggests that polyketide synthases have much greater diversity in both mechanism and structure than the current type I, II and III paradigms. These examples serve as an inspiration for searching novel polyketide synthases to give new insights into polyketide biosynthesis and to provide new opportunities for combinatorial biosynthesis. 
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