Improvements in algal lipid production: a systems biology and gene editing approach

Avik Banerjee, Chiranjib Banerjee, Sangeeta Negi, Jo-Shu Chang, Pratyoosh Shukla

研究成果: Review article

17 引文 (Scopus)

摘要

Background: In the wake of rising energy demands, microalgae have emerged as potential sources of sustainable and renewable carbon-neutral fuels, such as bio-hydrogen and bio-oil. Purpose: For rational metabolic engineering, the elucidation of metabolic pathways in fine detail and their manipulation according to requirements is the key to exploiting the use of microalgae. Emergence of site-specific nucleases have revolutionized applied research leading to biotechnological gains. Genome engineering as well as modulation of the endogenous genome with high precision using CRISPR systems is being gradually employed in microalgal research. Further, to optimize and produce better algal platforms, use of systems biology network analysis and integration of omics data is required. This review discusses two important approaches: systems biology and gene editing strategies used on microalgal systems with a focus on biofuel production and sustainable solutions. It also emphasizes that the integration of such systems would contribute and compliment applied research on microalgae. Conclusions: Recent advances in microalgae are discussed, including systems biology, gene editing approaches in lipid bio-synthesis, and antenna engineering. Lastly, it has been attempted here to showcase how CRISPR/Cas systems are a better editing tool than existing techniques that can be utilized for gene modulation and engineering during biofuel production.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)369-385
頁數17
期刊Critical Reviews in Biotechnology
38
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2018 四月 3

指紋

Microalgae
Systems Biology
Lipids
Biofuels
CRISPR-Cas Systems
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Research
Genome
Systems Integration
Metabolic Engineering
Metabolic Networks and Pathways
Hydrogen
Oils
Carbon
Gene Editing
Genes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

引用此文

Banerjee, Avik ; Banerjee, Chiranjib ; Negi, Sangeeta ; Chang, Jo-Shu ; Shukla, Pratyoosh. / Improvements in algal lipid production : a systems biology and gene editing approach. 於: Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 2018 ; 卷 38, 編號 3. 頁 369-385.
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於: Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 卷 38, 編號 3, 03.04.2018, p. 369-385.

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