Production of Isopropanol by improved recombinant strains

Florent Collas (Inventor), Rémy Marchal (Inventor), Benjamin Clement (Inventor), A.M. Lopez Contreras (Inventor), P.A.M. Claassen (Inventor)

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Abstract

The present invention relates to an expression vector including: nucleic acids encoding the polypeptides forming a polypeptide complex having an enzymatic activity suitable for converting acetoacetyl-CoA into acetoacetate; optionally at least one nucleic acid encoding a polypeptide having an enzymatic activity suitable for converting acetoacetate into acetone; and at least one nucleic acid encoding a polypeptide having an enzymatic activity suitable for converting acetone into isopropanol, the expression of said nucleic acids being controlled by a single constitutive promoter located upstream from the aforementioned nucleic acids.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2013054022
Priority date11/10/11
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2013

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