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Residing structures synthesize seven assorted sessions of polymers. they supply constitution and shape for cells and organisms, functionality as catalysts and effort garage and hold the genetic info. these kinds of polymers own technically attention-grabbing homes. a few of these biopolymers are already used commercially. This specific quantity of Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology includes 10 chapters. It provides an outline of the water insoluble biopolyesters, particularly of the microbially synthesized poly-hydroxyalkanoate (PHA) family members. It reviews the state-of-the-art of metabolism, legislation and genetic history, the most recent advances made in genetic optimization of micro organism, "construction" of transgenic crops and in vitro synthesis by way of purified enzymes. moreover, it describes proper applied sciences and evaluates views referring to expanding the industrial viability and competitiveness of PHA and discusses functions in medication, packaging, foodstuff and different fields.

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Depending possibly on the anatomical region attacked by the fungus, a dichotomy in the optimal pH for hydrolysis was noted; some showed a near neutral pH optimum and not the alkaline pH optimum shown by the others [107–109]. There is also a possibility that in some cases the cutinase gene used for saprophytic growth may be different from that used for pathogenesis [108]. However, the validity of such generalizations remains to be tested. Some cutinases of very different sizes have also been reported [110, 111].

E. Kolattukudy, unpublished). The promoter segment of ctf1a shows two potential cis elements, CRE1 and CRE2. E. Kolattukudy consensus element. CRE2, located at –160 to –181, is a direct repeat resembling the thyroid hormone response element. These elements were concatenated and were used to screen expression libraries. This approach yielded a clone that encodes a protein that binds CRE1. This CRE1 binding protein (CREBP) may be a steroid receptor-like protein and, if so, the regulation of cutinase gene expression by the hydrophobic cutin monomers may bear analogy to gene transcriptional activation by steroid hormones in mammals.

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