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  • Rohles, CM, Gläser, L, Kohlstedt, M, Gießelmann, G, Pearson, S, del Campo, A, Becker, J, Wittmann, C (2018)

    Bio-based route to the carbon-5 chemical glutaric acid and to bionylon-6,5 using metabolically engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum.

    Green Chem. In press.

  • Schwechheimer, SK, Becker, J, Wittmann, C (2018)

    Towards better understanding of industrial cell factories: novel approaches for 13C metabolic flux analysis in complex nutrient environments.

    Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 54:128-137.

  • Becker, J, Rohles, CM, Wittmann, C (2018)

    Metabolically engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum for bio-based production of chemicals, fuels, materials, and healthcare products.

    Metab. Eng. In press. PUBMED.

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