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  1. Worldwide 3.4 billion tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) will be produced annually by 2050, however, current approaches to MSW management predominantly involve unsustainable practices like landfilling and i...

    Authors: Aritha Dornau, James F. Robson, Gavin H. Thomas and Simon J. McQueen-Mason

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:68

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  2. Lupanine is a plant toxin contained in the wastewater of lupine bean processing industries, which could be used for semi-synthesis of various novel high added-value compounds. This paper introduces an environm...

    Authors: Stella Parmaki, Argyro Tsipa, Marlen I. Vasquez, João M. J. Gonçalves, Ioanna Hadjiadamou, Frederico C. Ferreira, Carlos A. M. Afonso, Chrysoulla Drouza and Michalis Koutinas

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:67

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  3. Microbial de novo production of l-serine, which is widely used in a range of cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, has attracted increasing attention due to its environmentally friendly characteristics. Previous ...

    Authors: Chenyang Wang, Junjun Wu, Binchao Shi, Jiping Shi and Zhijun Zhao

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:66

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  4. The ability of some photosynthetic microorganisms, particularly cyanobacteria and microalgae, to produce hydrogen (H2) is a promising alternative for renewable, clean-energy production. However, the most recent, ...

    Authors: Baptiste Roumezi, Luisana Avilan, Véronique Risoul, Myriam Brugna, Sophie Rabouille and Amel Latifi

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:65

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  5. Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) is an important platform chemical, which has been used as a food additive and drug. Additionally, GABA is a precursor of 2-pyrrolidone, which is used in nylon synthesis. GABA is ...

    Authors: Sung-ho Park, Yu Jung Sohn, Si Jae Park and Jong-il Choi

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:64

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  6. Co-expression of two distinct guide RNAs (gRNAs) has been used to facilitate the application of CRISPR/Cas9 system in fields such as large genomic deletion. The paired gRNAs are often placed adjacently in the ...

    Authors: Tingting Ding, Chaoyong Huang, Zeyu Liang, Xiaoyan Ma, Ning Wang and Yi-Xin Huo

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:63

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  7. New semi-synthetic aminoglycoside antibiotics generally use chemical modifications to avoid inactivity from pathogens. One of the most used modifications is 3′,4′-di-deoxygenation, which imitates the structure...

    Authors: Xiaotang Chen, Hui Zhang, Shaotong Zhou, Mingjun Bi, Shizhou Qi, Huiyuan Gao, Xianpu Ni and Huanzhang Xia

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:62

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  8. In the last decade, increasing evidence has shown that changes in human gut microbiota are associated with diseases, such as obesity. The excreted/secreted proteins (secretome) of the gut microbiota affect the...

    Authors: Luigui Gallardo-Becerra, Fernanda Cornejo-Granados, Rodrigo García-López, Alejandra Valdez-Lara, Shirley Bikel, Samuel Canizales-Quinteros, Blanca E. López-Contreras, Alfredo Mendoza-Vargas, Henrik Nielsen and Adrián Ochoa-Leyva

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:61

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  9. Heterogeneity of oil-bearing formations is one of major contributors to low oil recovery efficiency globally. Long-term water flooding will aggravate this heterogeneity by resulting in many large channels duri...

    Authors: Ge Gao, Kaihua Ji, Yibo Zhang, Xiaoli Liu, Xuecheng Dai, Bo Zhi, Yiyan Cao, Dan Liu, Mengmeng Wu, Guoqiang Li and Ting Ma

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:59

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  10. The genome-integrated T7 expression system offers significant advantages, in terms of productivity and product quality, even when expressing the gene of interest (GOI) from a single copy. Compared to plasmid-b...

    Authors: Artur Schuller, Monika Cserjan-Puschmann, Christopher Tauer, Johanna Jarmer, Martin Wagenknecht, Daniela Reinisch, Reingard Grabherr and Gerald Striedner

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:58

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  11. The gut microbiota that inhabit our gastrointestinal tract are well known to play an important role in maintaining human health in many aspects, including facilitating the digestion and absorption of nutrients...

    Authors: Zhao Zhou, Xin Chen, Huakang Sheng, Xiaolin Shen, Xinxiao Sun, Yajun Yan, Jia Wang and Qipeng Yuan

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:56

    Content type: Review

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  12. 5-Ketofructose (5-KF) has recently been identified as a promising non-nutritive natural sweetener. Gluconobacter oxydans strains have been developed that allow efficient production of 5-KF from fructose by plasmi...

    Authors: Svenja Battling, Karen Wohlers, Chika Igwe, Angela Kranz, Matthias Pesch, Astrid Wirtz, Meike Baumgart, Jochen Büchs and Michael Bott

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:54

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  13. Bacillus subtilis is an important industrial workhorse applied in the production of many different commercially relevant proteins, especially enzymes. Virtually all of these proteins are secreted via the general ...

    Authors: Jolanda Neef, Cristina Bongiorni, Brian Schmidt, Vivianne J. Goosens and Jan Maarten van Dijl

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:52

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  14. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease, and in an effort to identify novel therapeutic target for this disease in recent years, human microbiota has attracted much inte...

    Authors: Liang Shen

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:50

    Content type: Review

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  15. The GRAS and oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica (Y. lipolytica) is an attractive cell factory for the production of chemicals and biofuels. The production of many natural products of commercial interest have be...

    Authors: Yanping Lu, Qingyu Yang, Zhanglin Lin and Xiaofeng Yang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:49

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  16. Escherichia coli is an important strain for l-threonine production. Genetic switch is a ubiquitous regulatory tool for gene expression in prokaryotic cells. To sense and regulate intracellular or extracellular ch...

    Authors: Lei Zhao, Ying Lu, Jun Yang, Yu Fang, Lifei Zhu, Zhixiang Ding, Chenhui Wang, Wenjian Ma, Xiaoqing Hu and Xiaoyuan Wang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:46

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  17. Bacillus licheniformis 2709 is extensively applied as a host for the high-level production of heterologous proteins, but Bacillus cells often possess unfavorable wild-type properties, such as production of viscou...

    Authors: Cuixia Zhou, Huiying Zhou, Dengke Li, Huitu Zhang, Hongbin Wang and Fuping Lu

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:45

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  18. Spore-forming bacteria of the Bacillus genus are widely used probiotics known to exert their beneficial effects also through the stimulation of the host immune response. The oral delivery of B. toyonensis spores ...

    Authors: Francisco Denis S. Santos, Arianna Mazzoli, Ana Raquel Maia, Anella Saggese, Rachele Isticato, Fabio Leite, Susanna Iossa, Ezio Ricca and Loredana Baccigalupi

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:42

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  19. The efficiency of industrial fermentation process mainly depends on carbon yield, final titer and productivity. To improve the efficiency of l-lysine production from mixed sugar, we engineered carbohydrate metabo...

    Authors: Jian-Zhong Xu, Hao-Zhe Ruan, Hai-Bo Yu, Li-Ming Liu and Weiguo Zhang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:39

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  20. Porcine growth hormone (pGH) is a class of peptide hormones secreted from the pituitary gland, which can significantly improve growth and feed utilization of pigs. However, it is unstable and volatile in vitro...

    Authors: Jinbo Deng, Jiaoqing Li, Miaopeng Ma, Peijing Zhao, Feiping Ming, Zhipeng Lu, Juqing Shi, Qin Fan, Qianyi Liang, Junhao Jia, Jiayi Li, Shuxia Zhang and Linghua Zhang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:35

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  21. Steroid compounds with a 6,19-oxirane bridge possess interesting biological activities including anticonvulsant and analgesic properties, bacteriostatic activity against Gram-positive bacteria and selective an...

    Authors: Ewa Kozłowska, Agata Matera, Jordan Sycz, Anna Kancelista, Edyta Kostrzewa-Susłow and Tomasz Janeczko

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:37

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  22. Biomass growth of Pencillium chrysogenum is characterised by a distinct pellet morphology consisting of compact hyphal agglomerates. Fungal pellets are advantageous in industrial process control due to rheologica...

    Authors: Lukas Veiter, Julian Kager and Christoph Herwig

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:33

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  23. Bleomycin is a broad-spectrum glycopeptide antitumor antibiotic produced by Streptomyces verticillus. Clinically, the mixture of bleomycin A2 and bleomycin B2 is widely used in combination with other drugs for th...

    Authors: Hong Chen, Jiaqi Cui, Pan Wang, Xin Wang and Jianping Wen

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:32

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  24. Lincomycin, produced by Streptomyces lincolnensis, is a lincosamide antibiotic and widely used for the treatment of the infective diseases caused by Gram-positive bacteria. The mechanisms of lincomycin biosynthes...

    Authors: Chun-Yan Lin, Ai-Ping Pang, Yue Zhang, Jianjun Qiao and Guang-Rong Zhao

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:30

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  25. Avian coccidiosis posts a severe threat to poultry production. In addition to commercial attenuated vaccines, other strategies to combat coccidiosis are urgently needed. Lactobacillus plantarum has been frequentl...

    Authors: Qiong Liu, Yanlong Jiang, Wentao Yang, Yongshi Liu, Chunwei Shi, Jing Liu, Xing Gao, Haibin Huang, Tianming Niu, Guilian Yang and Chunfeng Wang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:28

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  26. Saccharopolyspora pogona is a prominent industrial strain due to its production of butenyl-spinosyn, a high-quality insecticide against a broad spectrum of insect pests. TetR family proteins are diverse in a trem...

    Authors: Haocheng He, Shuangqin Yuan, Jinjuan Hu, Jianming Chen, Jie Rang, Jianli Tang, Zhudong Liu, Ziyuan Xia, Xuezhi Ding, Shengbiao Hu and Liqiu Xia

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:27

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  27. Caffeic acid is industrially recognized for its antioxidant activity and therefore its potential to be used as an anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antiviral, antidiabetic and antidepressive agent. It is traditio...

    Authors: Kristina Haslinger and Kristala L. J. Prather

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:26

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  28. pWB980 derived from pUB110 is a promising expression vector in Bacillus for its high copy number and high stability. However, the low transformation rate of recombinant plasmids to the wild cells limited the appl...

    Authors: XingYa Zhao, JianYong Xu, Ming Tan, Jie Zhen, WenJu Shu, ShiBin Yang, YanHe Ma, HongChen Zheng and Hui Song

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:25

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  29. Rhodosporidium toruloides has emerged as a promising host for the production of bioproducts from lignocellulose, in part due to its ability to grow on lignocellulosic feedstocks, tolerate growth inhibitors, and c...

    Authors: Gina M. Geiselman, Xun Zhuang, James Kirby, Mary B. Tran-Gyamfi, Jan-Philip Prahl, Eric R. Sundstrom, Yuqian Gao, Nathalie Munoz Munoz, Carrie D. Nicora, Derek M. Clay, Gabriella Papa, Kristin E. Burnum-Johnson, Jon K. Magnuson, Deepti Tanjore, Jeffrey M. Skerker and John M. Gladden

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:24

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  30. The gut microbiota can significantly affect the function of the intestinal barrier. Some intestinal probiotics (such as Lactobacillus, Bifidobacteria, a few Escherichia coli strains, and a new generation of probi...

    Authors: Qing Liu, Zhiming Yu, Fengwei Tian, Jianxin Zhao, Hao Zhang, Qixiao Zhai and Wei Chen

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:23

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  31. Yarrowia lipolytica is an oleaginous yeast that can be genetically engineered to produce lipid and non-lipid biochemicals from a variety of feedstocks. Metabolic engineering of this organism usually requires gene...

    Authors: Maureen Hamilton, Andrew L. Consiglio, Kyle MacEwen, A. Joe Shaw and Vasiliki Tsakraklides

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:22

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  32. (+)-Nootkatone is a highly valued sesquiterpenoid compound, exhibiting a typical grapefruit aroma and various desired biological activities for use as aromatics and pharmaceuticals. The high commercial demand ...

    Authors: Xiangfeng Meng, Hui Liu, Wenqiang Xu, Weixin Zhang, Zheng Wang and Weifeng Liu

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:21

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  33. Steviol glycosides such as stevioside have attracted the attention of the food and beverage industry. Recently, efforts were made to produce these natural sweeteners in microorganisms using metabolic engineeri...

    Authors: Jun Ho Moon, Kunjoong Lee, Jun Ho Lee and Pyung Cheon Lee

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:20

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  34. A possible future shortage of feed protein will force mankind to explore alternative protein sources that can replace conventional soymeal or fishmeal. Several large industrial organic side-streams could poten...

    Authors: David Lapeña, Gergely Kosa, Line D. Hansen, Liv T. Mydland, Volkmar Passoth, Svein J. Horn and Vincent G. H. Eijsink

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:19

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  35. Amphotericin B (AmB) is widely used against fungal infection and produced mainly by Streptomyces nodosus. Various intracellular metabolites of S. nodosus were identified during AmB fermentation, and the key compo...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Yi-Teng Zhou, Sheng-Xian Jiang, Yu-Han Zhang, Kai Huang, Zhi-Qiang Liu and Yu-Guo Zheng

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:18

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  36. Citric acid, a commodity product of industrial biotechnology, is produced by fermentation of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus niger. A requirement for high-yield citric acid production is keeping the concentrat...

    Authors: Balázs Fejes, Jean-Paul Ouedraogo, Erzsébet Fekete, Erzsébet Sándor, Michel Flipphi, Áron Soós, Ákos P. Molnár, Béla Kovács, Christian P. Kubicek, Adrian Tsang and Levente Karaffa

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:17

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  37. Cell-based experimentation in microfluidic droplets is becoming increasingly popular among biotechnologists and microbiologists, since inherent characteristics of droplets allow high throughput at low cost and...

    Authors: Miguel Tovar, Lisa Mahler, Stefanie Buchheim, Martin Roth and Miriam A. Rosenbaum

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:16

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  38. Celastrol is a promising anti-obesity agent that acts as a sensitizer of the protein hormone leptin. Despite its potent activity, a sustainable source of celastrol and celastrol derivatives for further pharmac...

    Authors: Nikolaj L. Hansen, Karel Miettinen, Yong Zhao, Codruta Ignea, Aggeliki Andreadelli, Morten H. Raadam, Antonios M. Makris, Birger L. Møller, Dan Stærk, Søren Bak and Sotirios C. Kampranis

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:15

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  39. Today there is an increasing demand for high yielding robust and cost efficient biotechnological production processes. Although cells in these processes originate from isogenic cultures, heterogeneity induced ...

    Authors: Anna-Lena Heins, Jan Reyelt, Marlen Schmidt, Harald Kranz and Dirk Weuster-Botz

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:14

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  40. Androstenedione (AD) is an important steroid medicine intermediate that is obtained via the degradation of phytosterols by mycobacteria. The production process of AD is mainly the degradation of the phytostero...

    Authors: Yang Zhang, Xiuling Zhou, Xuemei Wang, Lu Wang, Menglei Xia, Jianmei Luo, Yanbing Shen and Min Wang

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:13

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  41. The ureolytic bacterium Sporosarcina pasteurii is well-known for its capability of microbially induced calcite precipitation (MICP), representing a great potential in constructional engineering and material appli...

    Authors: Liang Ma, Ai-Ping Pang, Yongsheng Luo, Xiaolin Lu and Fengming Lin

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:12

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  42. In recent years, the industrial workhorse Corynebacterium glutamicum has gained increasing interest as a host organism for the secretory production of heterologous proteins. Generally, the yield of a target prote...

    Authors: Sarah Jurischka, Astrid Bida, Doris Dohmen-Olma, Britta Kleine, Janko Potzkei, Stephan Binder, Georg Schaumann, Patrick J. Bakkes and Roland Freudl

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:11

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  43. The use of microorganisms in the biosynthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) has recently emerged as an alternative to chemical and physical methods due to its low-cost and eco-friendly method. Several ...

    Authors: Hidayat Mohd Yusof, Rosfarizan Mohamad, Uswatun Hasanah Zaidan and Nor’Aini Abdul Rahman

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:10

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  44. Aerobic growth provides benefits in biomass yield and stress tolerance of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus (L. bulgaricus). Catabolite control protein A (CcpA) is a master regulator involved in the aer...

    Authors: Guofang Zhang, Libo Liu and Chun Li

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:9

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  45. The authors of this article [1] wish to draw the readers’ attention to their closely related paper, published in RSC Advances [2] which should have been cited in this article. The authors regret that there is ...

    Authors: Hailin Chen, Meijie Li, Changqing Liu, Haibo Zhang, Mo Xian and Huizhou Liu

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:8

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    The original article was published in Microbial Cell Factories 2018 17:65

  46. Therapeutic glycoproteins have occupied an extremely important position in the market of biopharmaceuticals. N-Glycosylation of protein drugs facilitates them to maintain optimal conformations and affect their st...

    Authors: Shengjun Wang, Yongheng Rong, Yaoguang Wang, Decai Kong, Peng George Wang, Min Chen and Yun Kong

    Citation: Microbial Cell Factories 2020 19:7

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