By Wolfgang Babel, Alexander Steinbüchel
Residing platforms synthesize seven various periods of polymers. they supply constitution and shape for cells and organisms, functionality as catalysts and effort garage and hold the genetic info. some of these polymers own technically attention-grabbing houses. a few of these biopolymers are already used commercially. This certain quantity of Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology contains 10 chapters. It provides an outline of the water insoluble biopolyesters, specifically of the microbially synthesized poly-hydroxyalkanoate (PHA) relatives. It experiences the state-of-the-art of metabolism, legislation and genetic heritage, the most recent advances made in genetic optimization of micro organism, "construction" of transgenic vegetation and in vitro synthesis via purified enzymes. additionally, it describes correct applied sciences and evaluates views referring to expanding the industrial viability and competitiveness of PHA and discusses functions in medication, packaging, meals and different fields.
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