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Title: Biofuel and chemical production by recombinant microorganisms via fermentation of proteinaceous biomass

Abstract

Provided herein are metabolically modified microorganisms characterized by having an increased keto-acid flux when compared with the wild-type organism and comprising at least one polynucleotide encoding an enzyme that when expressed results in the production of a greater quantity of a chemical product when compared with the wild-type organism. The recombinant microorganisms are useful for producing a large number of chemical compositions from various nitrogen containing biomass compositions and other carbon sources. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing alcohols, acetaldehyde, acetate, isobutyraldehyde, isobutyric acid, n-butyraldehyde, n-butyric acid, 2-methyl-1-butyraldehyde, 2-methyl-1-butyric acid, 3-methyl-1-butyraldehyde, 3-methyl-1-butyric acid, ammonia, ammonium, amino acids, 2,3-butanediol, 1,4-butanediol, 2-methyl-1,4-butanediol, 2-methyl-1,4-butanediamine, isobutene, itaconate, acetoin, acetone, isobutene, 1,5-diaminopentane, L-lactic acid, D-lactic acid, shikimic acid, mevalonate, polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB), isoprenoids, fatty acids, homoalanine, 4-aminobutyric acid (GABA), succinic acid, malic acid, citric acid, adipic acid, p-hydroxy-cinnamic acid, tetrahydrofuran, 3-methyl-tetrahydrofuran, gamma-butyrolactone, pyrrolidinone, n-methylpyrrolidone, aspartic acid, lysine, cadeverine, 2-ketoadipic acid, and/or S-adenosyl-methionine (SAM) from a suitable nitrogen rich biomass.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Regents of the University of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1243067
Patent Number(s):
9,284,566
Application Number:
13/883,531
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC02-02ER63421
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 May 10
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Liao, James C., Cho, Kwang Myung, Yan, Yajun, and Huo, Yixin. Biofuel and chemical production by recombinant microorganisms via fermentation of proteinaceous biomass. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Liao, James C., Cho, Kwang Myung, Yan, Yajun, & Huo, Yixin. Biofuel and chemical production by recombinant microorganisms via fermentation of proteinaceous biomass. United States.
Liao, James C., Cho, Kwang Myung, Yan, Yajun, and Huo, Yixin. Tue . "Biofuel and chemical production by recombinant microorganisms via fermentation of proteinaceous biomass". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1243067.
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