The production of monomer compounds for synthesizing plastics has to date been largely restricted to the petroleum-based chemical industry and sugar-based microbial fermentation, limiting its sustainability and economic feasibility. Cyanobacteria have, however, become attractive microbial factories to produce renewable fuels and chemicals directly from sunlight and CO2.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographucal references (p. 119-142)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Biological design