Metabolic engineering of lipids biosynthesis in microalgae for biodiesel production

Biosynthetic pathways modification of lipids in microalgae for green energy production.

Activity start 2006
Publications - Marzocchella, A., Andreozzi, R., Bartalini, G., Filippone, E., Olivieri, G., Pinto, G., Salatino, P. 2010. A techno-economic assessment of biofuels production by microalgae. Chemical Engineering Transactions 20:169 - 174 (Q2)
- La Russa M., Bogen C., Uhmeyer A., Doebbe A., Filippone E., Kruse O., Mussgnug J.H. 2012. Functional analysis of three type-2 DGAT homologue genes for triacylglycerol production in the green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Journal of Biotechnology, 162: 13-20 (Q1)
Permanent staff Edgardo Filippone (PO, AGR/07), Pasquale Chiaiese (RU, AGR/07)
Temporary or external staff Olaf Kruse (PO, BIO/04, Univ. Bielefeld, G), Marco La Russa (Dottore ricerca, AlmaSpring, NL), Antonio Marzocchella (PA, ING-IND/25, Dip. Ingegneria Materiali), Antonino Pollio (PA, BIO/01, Dipartimento di Biologia), Gabriele Pinto (PA, BIO/01, Dipartimento di Biologia)
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