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About this book
About this book
Handbook of Corynebacterium glutamicum is a comprehensive source of scientific and technical information required for the manipulation and processing of C. glutamicum, the bacterium used for the production of primary metabolites. The most comprehensive book on the subject, it summarizes the current knowledge in the field of C. glutamicum research and provides a basis for future work. Written by experts from industry and academia, the book covers all major aspects of C. glutamicum: production, physiology, biochemistry, and genetics.
Part I: HistoryA Short History of the Birth of the Amino Acid Industry in Japan, S. KinoshitaPart II: TaxonomyCorynebacterium Taxonomy, W. LieblPart III: Genome, Plasmids and Gene ExpressionThe Genomes of Amino Acid-producing Corynebacteria, J. KalinowskiNative Plasmids of Amino Acid-producing Corynebacteria, A. TauchRegulation of Gene Expression, M. P?tekProteomics, S. Schaffer and A. BurkovskiPart IV: TransportThe Cell Envelope of Corynebacteria, M. Daff?Genomic Analyses of Transporter Proteins in Corynebacterium glutamicum and Corynebacterium efficiens, B. Winnen, J. Felce, and M. H. Saier, Jr.Export of Amino Acids and Other Solutes, L. EggelingPart V: Physiology and RegulationCentral Metabolism: Sugar Uptake and Conversion, A. Yokota and N.D. LindleyCentral Metabolism: Tricarboxylic Acid Cycle and Anaplerotic Reactions, B. EikmannsMetabolic Flux Analysis in Corynebacterium glutamicum, C. Wittmann and A.A. De GraafRespiratory Energy Metabolism, M. Bott and A. NiebischNitrogen Metabolism and Its Regulation, A. BurkovskiSulfur Metabolism and Regulation, H.-S. LeePhosphorus Metabolism, V.F. Wendisch and M. BottVitamin Synthesis: Carotenoids, Biotin, and Pantothenate, G. Sandmann and H. YukawaOsmoregulation, S. Morbach and R. Kr?merPart VI: Synthesis and ProductionL-Glutamate Production, E. KimuraL-Lysine Production, R. Kelle, T. Hermann, and B. BatheL-Tryptophan Production, M. IkedaSynthesis of L-Threonine and Branched Chain Amino Acids, L.B. Willis, P. A. Lessard, and A. J. SinskeyPart VII: ExperimentsExperiments