Biosynthesis of fatty acid-derived hydrocarbons: perspectives on enzymology and enzyme engineering.

Abstract:

:Enormous fuel consumption and growing environmental concerns have been spurring development of renewable biofuels. Among various biofuels, fatty acid-derived biohydrocarbons are ideal alternatives to non-renewable fossil fuels due to their closest properties to petroleum-based fuels. In the past decade, novel hydrocarbon-producing enzymes have continuously been discovered and engineered. Here, we review the recent advances in biosynthesis of fatty acid-derived hydrocarbons with emphasis on enzymology and enzyme engineering, based on which some outlooks are provided.

journal_name

Curr Opin Biotechnol

authors

Liu K,Li S

doi

10.1016/j.copbio.2019.07.005

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2020-04-01 00:00:00

pages

7-14

eissn

0958-1669

issn

1879-0429

pii

S0958-1669(19)30048-5

journal_volume

62

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