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By Ratledge C., Kristiansen B. (eds.)

Biotechnology's wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary actions comprise recombinant DNA thoughts, cloning, and the appliance of microbiology to the creation of products from bread to antibiotics. during this new version, biology and bioprocessing subject matters are uniquely mixed to supply a whole assessment of biotechnology. a particular characteristic of the textual content is the discussions of the general public belief of biotechnology and the enterprise of biotechnology, which set the technology in a broader context. This accomplished textbook is vital studying for all scholars of biotechnology and utilized microbiology, and for researchers in biotechnology industries

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The former enzyme cleaves isocitrate into succinate and glyoxylate. The latter enzyme then uses a second acetyl-CoA to add to the glyoxylate to give malate. e. 4) when microorganisms are grown on C2 compounds. The activity of both enzymes increases by some 20 to 50 times under such growth conditions. The glyoxylate by-pass does not supplant the operation of the tricarboxylic acid cycle; for example, 35 36 COLIN RATLEDGE 2-oxoglutarate will still have to be produced (from isocitrate) in order to supply glutamate for protein synthesis, etc.

OC-(CH2 )p -CH3 glycerol triacylglycerol where n, m and p are typically 14 or 16; the long alkyl chain may be saturated as indicated or may have one or more double bonds giving unsaturated, or polyunsaturated, fatty acyl groups. The oils, when added to microbial cultures, are initially hydrolysed by a lipase enzyme into its constituent fatty acids and glycerol. The latter is then metabolised by conversion to glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate (see Fig. 6). The fatty acids are taken into the cell and immediately converted into their coenzyme A thioesters.

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