Synthetic Biology of Cyanobacteria

  • Weiwen Zhang
  • Xinyu Song

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1080)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Chassis Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Wei Du, Patricia Caicedo Burbano, Klaas J. Hellingwerf, Filipe Branco dos Santos
      Pages 3-26
    3. Yaru Xie, Lei Chen, Tao Sun, Yanan Zhang, Ting Li, Xinyu Song et al.
      Pages 27-53
    4. Tao Sun, Guangsheng Pei, Xinyu Song, Lei Chen, Weiwen Zhang
      Pages 55-74
    5. Jie Zhou, Hengkai Meng, Wei Zhang, Yin Li
      Pages 97-116
  3. Pathway Engineering for Bio-Based Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Munehito Arai, Yuuki Hayashi, Hisashi Kudo
      Pages 119-154
    3. Anagha Krishnan, Xiao Qian, Gennady Ananyev, Desmond S. Lun, G. Charles Dismukes
      Pages 171-213
    4. Xinyu Song, Yunpeng Wang, Jinjin Diao, Shubin Li, Lei Chen, Weiwen Zhang
      Pages 215-238
  4. Emerging Genetic Tools and Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Gina C. Gordon, Brian F. Pfleger
      Pages 281-315
    3. Cheryl M. Immethun, Tae Seok Moon
      Pages 317-355

About this book


This volume highlights recent breakthroughs in the interdisciplinary areas of synthetic biology, metabolic engineering and bioprocess engineering for the production of green chemicals. It also presents practical experimental and computational tools for the design, construction and manipulation of cyanobacteria cell factories.

The respective contributions cover new technologies in the field, such as novel genetic transformation techniques and bioinformatics analysis methods and address various aspects of cyanobacterial synthetic biology, offering a valuable resource for students and researchers in the fields of industry microbiology and biomedical engineering.


Cyanobacteria Synthetic biology cyanobacterial chassis Pathways Biofuels and bio-products

Editors and affiliations

  • Weiwen Zhang
    • 1
  • Xinyu Song
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Chemical EngineeringTianjin UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.Center for Biosafety Research and StrategyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

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