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  • Barton N, Horbal L, Starck S, Kohlstedt M, Luzhetskyy A, Wittmann C (2017)

    Enabling the valorization of guaiacol-based lignin: Integrated chemical and biochemical production of cis,cis-muconic acid using metabolically engineered Amycolatopsis sp. ATCC 39116

    Metab. Eng. In press. PUBMED.

  • Lange A, Becker J, Schulze D, Cahoreau E, Portais JC, Haefner S, Schröder H, Krawczyk J, Zelder O, Wittmann C (2017)

    Bio-based succinate from sucrose: High-resolution 13C metabolic flux analysis and metabolic engineering of the rumen bacterium Basfia succiniciproducens

    Metab. Eng. In press. PUBMED.

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Metabolic engineering provides new opportunities to improve nutrition and global food security

Since the advent of modern biotechnology, we have experienced a tremendous development, driven and inspired by demand, competition, and the quest for novel, exclusive and sustainable products from renewable resources. Nature itself delivers a diversity of organisms, enzymes, pathways, and metabolic...

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Fermentation of Cocoa Beans Requires Precise Collaboration Among Two Bacteria, and Yeast

WASHINGTON, DC – June 10, 2014 – Good chocolate is among the world’s most beloved foods, which is why scientists are seeking to improve the product, and enhance the world’s pleasure. A team of researchers from Germany and Switzerland—the heartland of fine...

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