3-Hydroxypropionic acid from glycerol

Patrick F. Suthers, Paulanne Chelf

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Researchers transformed an Escherichia coli strain so that it expresses the dhaB gene from Klebsiella pheumoniae encoding a glycerol dehydratase and a gene for an aldehyde dehydrogenase, such as ALD4 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast. The yeast enzyme performedf better than others tested from E. coli and humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationIndustrial Bioprocessing
StatePublished - Mar 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Organic Chemistry


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