Wax ester production by bacteria

Takeru Ishige, Akiwo Tani, Yasuyoshi Sakai, Nobuo Kato

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Abstract

The enzymological and genetic aspects of microbial metabolism of hydrocarbons have been extensively revealed. Such molecular information is useful for understanding the bioremediation of oil spill environments and production of hydrocarbon-specific fine chemicals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-250
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Microbiology
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Waxes
Hydrocarbons
Esters
Microbial Genetics
Petroleum Pollution
Bacteria
Environmental Biodegradation

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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology

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Wax ester production by bacteria. / Ishige, Takeru; Tani, Akiwo; Sakai, Yasuyoshi; Kato, Nobuo.

In: Current Opinion in Microbiology, Vol. 6, No. 3, 06.2003, p. 244-250.

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Ishige, Takeru ; Tani, Akiwo ; Sakai, Yasuyoshi ; Kato, Nobuo. / Wax ester production by bacteria. In: Current Opinion in Microbiology. 2003 ; Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 244-250.
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