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BACTERIAL PRODUCTION OF METHYL KETONES

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20140370560
9,556,458
A1
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The present invention relates to methods and compositions for increasing production of methyl ketones in a genetically modified host cell that overproduces .beta.-ketoacyl-CoAs through a re-engineered .beta.-oxidation pathway and overexpresses FadM.
Beller, Harry R. (Berkeley, CA), Goh, Ee-Been (Emeryville, CA)
14/ 354,510
October 26, 2012
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] The invention described and claimed herein was made utilizing funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. The government has certain rights in this invention.