Biosynthesis of chiral 3-hydroxyvalerate from single propionate-unrelated carbon sources in metabolically engineered <it>E. coli</it>

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>The ability to synthesize chiral building block molecules with high optical purity is of considerable importance to the fine chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Production of one such compound, 3-hydroxyvalerate (3HV), has previo...

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Main Authors: Martin Collin H, Harwell Catey L, Tseng Hsien-Chung, Prather Kristala LJ
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2010-11-01
Series:Microbial Cell Factories
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