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Bacterial production of methyl ketones

United States Patent

9,556,458
January 31, 2017
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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)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 354,510
October 26, 2012
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 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.