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Title: Host cells and methods for producing isoprenyl alkanoates

The invention provides for a method of producing an isoprenyl alkanoate in a genetically modified host cell. In one embodiment, the method comprises culturing a genetically modified host cell which expresses an enzyme capable of catalyzing the esterification of an isoprenol and a straight-chain fatty acid, such as an alcohol acetyltransferase (AAT), wax ester synthase/diacylglycerol acyltransferase (WS/DGAT) or lipase, under a suitable condition so that the isoprenyl alkanoate is produced.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1227365
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California LBNL
Patent Number(s):
9,200,298
Application Number:
12/644,531
Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Dec 22
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

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