Concentration of heterologously-produced β carotene in stationary phase

Value 350 µg/g dry weight
Organism Bacteria Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Reference Misawa N, Yamano S, Ikenaga H. Production of beta-carotene in Zymomonas mobilis and Agrobacterium tumefaciens by introduction of the biosynthesis genes from Erwinia uredovora. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1991 Jun57(6):1847-9. p.1849 left column top line and p.1848 fig.3PubMed ID1872613
Method Genes required for beta-carotene biosynthesis were introduced by conjugal transfer into an ethanol-producing bacterium, Zymomonas mobilis, and a phytopathogenic bacterium, Agrobacterium tumefaciens.
Comments See p.1848 left column bottom paragraph for conditions of growth.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106033