Disclosed is a modified photoautotrophic bacterium comprising genes of interest that are modified in terms of their expression and/or coding region sequence, wherein modification of the genes of interest increases production of a desired product in the bacterium relative to the amount of the desired product production in a photoautotrophic bacterium that is not modified with respect to the genes of interest.
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT CLAUSE INSERTION
This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-FG03-01ER15251 awarded by the US Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.