Metabolic Characterization of Triglyceride-Producing Escherichia coli.

Paul, Julie.

Abstract: The goal of this project was to engineer and characterize an Escherichia coli strain that is capable of producing triglycerides. Triglycerides, or oils, are a popular commodity that have various uses, such as the production of biodiesel, lotions, lubricants and cooking oils. They are usually derived from plant sources. This E. coli strain has the potential to become a renewable source of... read more

Tufts University. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.
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