Microbial Synthesis of 4-Alkylmuconolactones

Marshall, Amanda Jane (1997) Microbial Synthesis of 4-Alkylmuconolactones. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The work described in this thesis concerns the microbial degradation of 4-alkylpyrocatechols by the bacterium Pseudomonas putida and a mutant of the fungus Aspergillus niger. The aim was to extend current studies on the methylmuconate pathways by exploring the size and shape of the active sites in the dioxygenase and cycloisomerase enzymes in P. putida and A. niger, and the methylmuconolactone methyl-isomerase enzyme in Rhodococcus rhodocrous N75.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: G W Kirby
Keywords: Biochemistry, Microbiology
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-74458
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 18:16
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 18:16
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74458

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