• Improving spinosad production by tuning expressions of the forosamine methyltransferase and the forosaminyl transferase to reduce undesired less active byproducts in the heterologous host Streptomyces albus J1074

    11 days ago - By Microbial Cell Factories

    Spinosad is a macrolide insecticide with the tetracyclic lactone backbone to which forosamine and tri-o-methylrhamnose are attached. Both the sugar moieties are essential for its insecticidal activity. In biosynt...
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