Journal Article Enhanced cellular content and lactate fraction of the poly(lactate-co-3-hydroxybutyrate) polyester produced in recombinant Escherichia coli by the deletion of sigma factor RpoN

Kadoya, Ryosuke  ,  Kodama, Yu  ,  Matsumoto, Ken'ichiro  ,  Taguchi, Seiichi

119 ( 4 )  , pp.427 - 429 , 2015-04 , The Society for Bioscience and Bioengineering, Japan
A new approach at the transcriptional level was applied to lactate-based polyester production. Four sigma factor disruptants, Delta rpoN, Delta rpoS, Delta fliA and Delta fecl, of Escherichia con were used as hosts for poly(lactate-co-3-hydroxybutyrate) production from glucose. Among them, Delta rpoN caused dual positive effects of polymer production, enhanced cellular content and lactate fraction.

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