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Novel approaches to the biosynthesis of vanillin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11024369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Microorganisms able to produce vanillin in excess of 6g/l from ferulic acid have now been isolated. In Pseudomonas strains, the metabolic pathway from eugenol via ferulic acid to vanillin has been characterised at the enzymic and molecular genetic levels. Attempts to introduce vanillin production into other organisms by genetic engineering have begun.
N J Walton; A Narbad; C Faulds; G Williamson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in biotechnology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0958-1669     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Biotechnol.     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-13     Completed Date:  2000-11-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9100492     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Biotechnol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  490-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Food Safety Science Division, Institute of Food Research, Norwich Research Park, Colney, NR4 7UA, Norwich, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Benzaldehydes / metabolism*
Biotechnology / methods*
Coumaric Acids / metabolism
Eugenol / metabolism
Flavoring Agents / metabolism*
Food Technology / methods*
Genetic Engineering
Mitosporic Fungi / metabolism
Patents as Topic
Pseudomonas fluorescens / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Benzaldehydes; 0/Coumaric Acids; 0/Flavoring Agents; 1135-24-6/ferulic acid; 121-33-5/vanillin; 97-53-0/Eugenol

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