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Cell-Free Biomanufacturing

Yasuhisa Asano, Dr Jian-He Xu, Lirong Yang, Prof Y-H Percival Zhang

  1. Glucosamine hydrochloride (GAH) and N-acetyl glucosamine (NAG) are chitin derivatives. Owing to their excellent biological activity, they have long been used as pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. However, both o...

    Authors: Shengnan Zhang, Jiachun Zhou, Liqiang Fan, Yongjun Qiu, Lihua Jiang and Liming Zhao
    Citation: Bioresources and Bioprocessing 2016 3:34
  2. Optically active (R)-2-hydroxy-4-phenylbutanoate esters ((R)-HPBE) are key precursors for the production of angiotension-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, which are important prescriptive drugs for preventing t...

    Authors: Guo-Chao Xu and Ye Ni
    Citation: Bioresources and Bioprocessing 2015 2:15
  3. In vitro reconstitution of an artificial metabolic pathway has emerged as an alternative approach to conventional in vivo fermentation-based bioproduction. Particularly, employment of thermophilic and hyperthermo...

    Authors: Chalisa Jaturapaktrarak, Suchada Chanprateep Napathorn, Maria Cheng, Kenji Okano, Hisao Ohtake and Kohsuke Honda
    Citation: Bioresources and Bioprocessing 2014 1:18
  4. levo-Menthol is an important flavoring chemical, which can be prepared by enantioselective enzymatic hydrolysis of dl-menthyl esters. A recombinant esterase (BsE) cloned from Bacillus subtilis 0554 shows excellen...

    Authors: Jiang Pan, Ngoc-Duy Dang, Gao-Wei Zheng, Bo Cheng, Qin Ye and Jian-He Xu
    Citation: Bioresources and Bioprocessing 2014 1:12