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    Authors: Nabih A Baeshen, Mohammed N Baeshen, Abdullah Sheikh, Roop S Bora, Mohamed Morsi M Ahmed, Hassan A I Ramadan, Kulvinder Singh Saini and Elrashdy M Redwan

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Constructing 'intelligent' microbial cell factories
Edited by Prof Long Liu, Jiangnan University, China
Collection published: 1st May 2019


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Recombinant antibody technology: from phage display panning to complex combined approaches
Edited by Ario de Marco
Collection published: 22nd January 2018


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Engineering cell factories for production of bulk and fine chemicals: from designing principles to industrial-scale production
Edited by Yin Li
Collection published: 24 June 2017


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CRISPR/Cas9 and the microbial cell factory
Edited by George Guo-Qiang Chen
Collection published: 16 February 2017


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Microbial food biotechnology
Edited by: Prof Maria Papagianni
Collection published: 3 May 2016


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Systems biotechnology and metabolic engineering
Edited by: Prof Sang Yup Lee
Collection published: 19 June 2014

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Added value chemicals and biofuels
Edited by: Prof Akihiko Kondo
Collection published: 9 June 2014

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Yeast biotechnology
Microbial Cell Factories
Edited by: Prof Diethard Mattanovich
Collection published: 6 May 2014

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Recombinant protein quality: approaches for the quantitative evaluation of functional and structural features of purified proteins and antibodies
Edited by: Prof Ario de Marco
Collection published: 11 April 2014

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Reviewer acknowledgements 2013
Collection published: 26 February 2014

Constructing 'intelligent' microbial cell factories

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This special issue covers the topic of 'Constructing 'intelligent' microbial cell factories' by dynamic and systems metabolic engineering approaches. The main topics include:      

  • Dynamic metabolic engineering
  • Systems metabolic engineering
  • Synthetic metabolic engineering
  • Environmental stress analysis and engineering
  • Rewiring of metabolic pathways and networks
  • Pathway regulation mechanism analysis and re-construction
  • Development and design of genome precision-editing tools

Edited by Prof Long Liu, Jiangnan University, China. Read the Special Issue.

Aims and scope

Microbial Cell Factories is an open access peer-reviewed journal that covers any topic related to the development, use and investigation of microbial cells as producers of recombinant proteins and natural products, or as catalyzers of biological transformations of industrial interest. Microbial Cell Factories is the world leading, primary research journal fully focusing on Applied Microbiology.

The journal is divided into the following editorial sections:

Metabolic engineering
Synthetic biology
Whole-cell biocatalysis
Microbial regulations
Recombinant protein production/bioprocessing
Production of natural compounds
Systems biology of cell factories
Microbial production processes
Cell-free systems

Microbiome in human physiological function - call for papers

Eric Erbe, digital colorization by Christopher Pooley, both of USDAThe Editor-in-Chief, Prof Grzegorz Wegrzyn and the guest editor, Dr Santanu Banerjee, University of Miami, Florida, USA invite the submission of articles for a special collection with a thematic scheme: ‘Microbiome in human physiological function’. Read more.

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