Escherichia coli metabolic engineering technology

Analysis of metabolic engineering pathways and optimization in Escherichia coli

Metabolic engineering refers to the purposeful modification and modification of cellular metabolic pathways using genetic engineering techniques, altering cellular characteristics, and producing specific target products. Metabolic engineering has a history of 30 years since its development. From traditional modification techniques such as knocking out byproduct generation pathways, releasing product synthesis inhibition, and overexpressing key enzymes…

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PNAS: A Simple and Robust Experimental Process for Protein Engineering

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan, a protein engineering method using simple, cost-effective experiments and machine learning models can predict which proteins are effective for specific purposes. This method has profound potential in assembling proteins and peptides, and can be used for applications ranging from industrial tools to therapeutic…

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Combining Protein Engineering and Metabolic Engineering for High Production of L-Theanine in Corynebacterium glutamicum

L-theanine is a source of fresh and unique flavor in tea, and its content affects the quality and price of tea. theanine has various positive effects on human health, such as antioxidant, anxiety relief, anti-tumor, memory improvement, blood vessel improvement, and immune enhancement. Therefore, L-theanine, as a multifunctional food additive, has attracted much attention due…

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Utilizing metabolic engineering to enhance the biosynthesis of curcumin in Escherichia coli

Curcumin is a polyphenolic compound with good biological activity. It exists in the plant turmeric and has low water solubility. It has great potential as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti diabetes drug. Therefore, curcumin is considered a safe and promising drug that can be used to prevent and treat various diseases. Curcumin is mainly…

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Comparison of DNH (top) and L-dopa (bottom) melanin synthesis pathways.

Unveiling the Marvels of Melanin: Nature’s Remarkable Pigment

Introduction: In the vast palette of nature’s creations, melanin stands out as a pigment of remarkable complexity and importance. Found in varying concentrations across living organisms, melanin plays diverse roles, from determining skin color to protecting against harmful UV radiation. This article aims to delve into the fascinating world of melanin, exploring its structure, functions,…

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SDS-PAGE validation of overexpressing key enzyme genes

Metabolic engineering modification of Escherichia coli for the synthesis of malonic acid

Malonic acid is an important intermediate, and its derivatives have important applications in the fields of medicine, agriculture, chemical industry, and food processing. It can be expressed in Escherichia coli through β- The alanine pathway achieves biosynthesis, with a yield of 3.6 g/L. Fu Wenxuan and others followed the path of phosphoenolpyruvate/pyruvate → oxaloacetic acid…

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Glutamine synthesis pathway

Introduction to CHO cell metabolic pathway modification

As an important component of mammalian cell expression system, CHO cells can be genetically engineered to optimize their metabolic pathways, improve the expression efficiency of exogenous proteins, enhance their adaptability and stability, and provide strong support for the research and production of biopharmaceutical products. In the previous issue, we introduced commonly used methods for genetic…

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