Enzymes in Synthetic Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128151488

Enzymes in Synthetic Biology, Volume 608

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Nigel Scrutton
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151488
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th September 2018
Page Count: 412
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Table of Contents

Enzyme Discovery
1. Enzyme selection, cluster discovery and pathway design
Jean-Loup Faulon

Enzyme Engineering Tools and Platforms
2. Cell free systems for biocatalyst discovery and chemically programmed design of biocatalysts
Michael C. Jewett
3. Synthetic biology design and synthesis of new biocatalysts
Douglas Kell and Andrew Currin

Enzyme Families: Parts and Platforms for Chemical Diversity
4. Terpene Cyclases (i): platform catalysts with non natural substrates
Rudolf Allemann
5. Terpene Cylases (ii): in vivo platforms for generating chemical diversity
Tiangang Liu
6. Amine oxidases/imine reductases for synthetic biology and pathway bioengineering
Nicholas Turner
7. Flavin biocatalytic parts for pathway engineering
Marco Fraaije
8. P450s for synthetic biology applications
Andrew Munro

Genome Engineering for Enzyme Pathways
9. Genome editing for microbial synthetic biology
Huimin Zhao
10. (Automated) yeast genome assembly and implications for large scale pathway assembly
Patrick Cai

Bioengineered Strains with Designed Enzyme Pathways
11. Halomonas and pathway engineering for bio-plastics production
George Guo-Qiang Chen
12. Bioengineered carbon assimilation pathways
Arren-Bar Even
13. Monoterpene production platforms
Nigel Scrutton
14. Commodity chemicals from engineered polyketide synthases
Jay Keasling
15. Modular pathway rewiring of yeast for amino acid production
Jens Nielsen Chalmers


Methods In Enzymology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

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  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Methods in Enzymology series
  • Updated release includes the latest information on the Enzymes in Synthetic Biology


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Nigel Scrutton Serial Volume Editor

Professor Nigel Scrutton teaches at the University of Manchester, UK

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The University of Manchester, UK