Fatty acid synthesis in Escherichia coli and its applications towards the production of fatty acid based biofuels

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Janßen, H. (Helge); Steinbüchel, A. (Alexander);
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Biotechnology for Biofuels,volume 7,issue 1,pages7-7 (issn: 1754-6834, eissn: 1754-6834)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1754-6834-7-7, pmc: PMC3896788
  • Subject: Biofuels; Escherichia coli; Fatty acid biosynthesis; Regulation | Escherichia coli | Biology | Regulation | Review | Fatty acid biosynthesis | Biofuels
    • ddc: ddc:570
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | complex mixtures

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