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Corynebacterium glutamicum

Andreas Burkovski (Erlangen, Germany) presents a new publication on Corynebacterium glutamicum

Written by a team of prominent scientists and containing practical information and state-of-the-art science. Essential handbook for everyone working with Corynebacterium and related organisms read more ...

Corynebacterium glutamicum: From Systems Biology to Biotechnological Applications (2015)
A comprehensive overview of C. glutamicum systems biology and biotechnological applications including: proteomics; flux analysis technology; metabolic engineering; manipulation of nitrogen metabolism; transport, degradation and assimilation of aromatic compounds; engineering for production of organic acids and alcohols; production of polyesters; biotechnological applications, biosensors.

Table of contents:
Trends in Corynebacterium glutamicum Research and Application
Proteomics of Corynebacterium glutamicum
Developing Interpretation of Intracellular Metabolism of Corynebacterium glutamicum by Using Flux Analysis Technology
Growth and Production Capabilities of Corynebacterium glutamicum: Interrogating a Genome-scale Metabolic Network Model
Metabolic Engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for Alternative Carbon Source Utilization
Manipulation of Nitrogen Metabolism and Alternative Nitrogen Sources for Corynebacterium glutamicum
Transport, Degradation and Assimilation of Aromatic Compounds and their Regulation in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Engineering Corynebacterium glutamicum for Production of Organic Acids and Alcohols
Microbial Factory for the Production of Polyesters: A New Platform of Corynebacterium glutamicum
Biotechnological Application of Corynebacterium glutamicum Under Oxygen Deprivation
Corynebacterium glutamicum as a Platform Organism for the Secretory Production of Heterologous Proteins
Genetically-encoded Biosensors for Strain Development and Single Cell Analysis of Corynebacterium glutamicum

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