Elucidating the contributions of multiple aldehyde/alcohol dehydrogenases to butanol and ethanol production in Clostridium acetobutylicum

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Zongjie Dai ; Hongjun Dong ; Yanping Zhang ; Yin Li (2016)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4913296, doi: 10.1038/srep28189
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: equipment and supplies | carbohydrates (lipids) | bacteria | lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins) | organic chemicals

Ethanol and butanol biosynthesis in Clostridium acetobutylicum share common aldehyde/alcohol dehydrogenases. However, little is known about the relative contributions of these multiple dehydrogenases to ethanol and butanol production respectively. The contributions of s... View more
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