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Title: Pantothenic acid biosynthesis in zymomonas

Abstract

Zymomonas is unable to synthesize pantothenic acid and requires this essential vitamin in growth medium. Zymomonas strains transformed with an operon for expression of 2-dehydropantoate reductase and aspartate 1-decarboxylase were able to grow in medium lacking pantothenic acid. These strains may be used for ethanol production without pantothenic acid supplementation in seed culture and fermentation media.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1136700
Patent Number(s):
8,765,426
Application Number:
13/433,343
Assignee:
E I du Pont de Nemours and Company (Wilmington, DE) GFO
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-07GO17056
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Tao, Luan, Tomb, Jean-Francois, and Viitanen, Paul V. Pantothenic acid biosynthesis in zymomonas. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Tao, Luan, Tomb, Jean-Francois, & Viitanen, Paul V. Pantothenic acid biosynthesis in zymomonas. United States.
Tao, Luan, Tomb, Jean-Francois, and Viitanen, Paul V. Tue . "Pantothenic acid biosynthesis in zymomonas". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1136700.
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