Enhancing industrial succinate production in Corynebacterium glutamicum

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This project originates from our recent discovery of a new class of succinate transporters in Escherichia coli. It aims to elucidate the roles of these transporters in Corynebacterium glutamicum physiology to enhance succinate metabolism and increase production of industrially-useful metabolites, such as the C1-4 dicarboxylic acids. The specific aims are:
- To use molecular genetic methods to produce the various C. glutamicum strains necessary for this study.
- To analyse the phenotypes of the strains by phenotypic microarrays.
Short titlesuccinate production in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Effective start/end date22/06/1511/09/15


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