The present invention relates a recombinant Clostridium expressing one or more heterologous Wood-Ljungdahl (WL) genes. In particular, the recombinant Clostridium produces a metabolite at an increased level. The present invention also relates to a method for producing a metabolite by the recombinant Clostridium.
REFERENCE TO U.S. GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
This work is supported by a grant from the U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency--Energy (ARPA-E) of Department of Energy (DOE) (Award No. 5710002809). The United States has certain rights in the invention.