Search for dissertations about: "Poly-3-d-hydroxybutyrate PHB"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Poly-3-d-hydroxybutyrate PHB.

  1. 1. Exploring Yeast as a Cell Factory for the Production of Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives

    University dissertation from Department of Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : Diogo Portugal-Nunes; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-05-11]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Saccharomyces cerevisiae; Poly-3-D-hydroxybutyrate PHB ; Carboxylic acids; Alpha-ketoglutarate AKG ; Xylose assimilation; Weimberg pathway;

    Abstract : Baker’s yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is a promising cell factory for the sustainable utilization of renewable resources for the formation of products with commercial value. Among these, poly-3-D-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) is an extensively studied biopolymer naturally accumulated in some bacteria and archaea species through the formation of carbon granules. READ MORE

  2. 2. Application of Synthetic Biology for Biopolymer Production using Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    University dissertation from Department of Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : Alejandro Muñoz De Las Heras; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-04-18]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Saccharomyce cerevisiae; Xylose; Poly-3-d-hydroxybutyrate PHB ; NADH; NADPH; Acetyl-CoA; Metabolic engineering;

    Abstract : Plastics are versatile, cheap and durable materials that are omnipresent in modern society. Since most of them are derived from crude oil and are not biodegradable, their production leads to the depletion of fossil fuels and the accumulation of enormous amounts of plastic waste that pollutes ecosystems worldwide. READ MORE