Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Synthetic Biology of Cyanobacteria

Editors: Zhang, Weiwen, Song, Xinyu (Eds.)

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  • Highlights recent breakthroughs in the interdisciplinary areas of synthetic biology
  • Presents practical experimental and computational tools for the design
  • Cover new technologies in the field
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This volume highlights recent breakthroughs in the interdisciplinary areas of synthetic biology, metabolic engineering and bioprocess engineering for the production of green chemicals. It also presents practical experimental and computational tools for the design, construction and manipulation of cyanobacteria cell factories.

The respective contributions cover new technologies in the field, such as novel genetic transformation techniques and bioinformatics analysis methods and address various aspects of cyanobacterial synthetic biology, offering a valuable resource for students and researchers in the fields of industry microbiology and biomedical engineering.

About the authors

Dr. Weiwen Zhang is a Professor of Microbiology and Biochemical Engineering at the Laboratory of Synthetic Microbiology, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

Dr. Xinyu Song is a Lecturer at the Center for Biosafety Research and Strategy, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Challenges in the Application of Synthetic Biology Toward Synthesis of Commodity Products by Cyanobacteria via “Direct Conversion”

    Du, Wei (et al.)

    Pages 3-26

  • Transporters Related to Stress Responses and Their Potential Application in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

    Xie, Yaru (et al.)

    Pages 27-53

  • Discovery and Application of Stress-Responsive sRNAs in Cyanobacteria

    Sun, Tao (et al.)

    Pages 55-74

  • Photoresponse Mechanism in Cyanobacteria: Key Factor in Photoautotrophic Chassis

    Zhan, Jiao (et al.)

    Pages 75-96

  • Production of Industrial Chemicals from CO2 by Engineering Cyanobacteria

    Zhou, Jie (et al.)

    Pages 97-116

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Synthetic Biology of Cyanobacteria
Editors
  • Weiwen Zhang
  • Xinyu Song
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
1080
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0854-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0854-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0853-6
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 355
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
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