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Microbial Synthesis of Biodiesel

Start Date: September 2006
Status: Completed


Chaitan Khosla, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, and (by courtesy) Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University

Annual Reports


  • Liu, T., H. Vora, and C. Khosla. “Quantitative analysis and engineering of fatty acid biosynthesis in E. coli.” Metabolic Eng. (In press, 2010).
  • Lu, X., H. Vora, and C. Khosla. “Overproduction of free fatty acids in E. coli: implications for biodiesel production.” Metabolic Eng. 10, 333-339 (2008).

Updated February 2011