The Microbial Cell Factory
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|Title:||The Microbial Cell Factory||Authors:||Murphy, Cormac D.||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4308||Date:||14-Mar-2012||Online since:||2013-05-07T11:59:53Z||Abstract:||Microorganisms have been used for decades as sources of antibiotics, vitamins and enzymes and for the production of fermented foods and chemicals. In the 21st century microorganisms will play a vital role in addressing some of the problems faced by mankind. In this article three of the current applications in which microbes have a significant role to play are highlighted: the discovery of new antibiotics, manufacture of biofuels and bioplastics, and production of fine chemicals via biotransformation.||Funding Details:||Not applicable||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Royal Society of Chemistry||Journal:||Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry||Volume:||10||Issue:||10||Start page:||1949||End page:||1957||Copyright (published version):||2012, Royal Society of Chemistry||Keywords:||Antibiotic; Biocatalysis; Biofuels; Bioplastics; Biotransformation||DOI:||10.1039/C2OB06903B||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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