Koffas Research Group

Network and Metabolic Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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News:

Dr. Koffas is now on the Editorial Board for the following journals: Biotechnology Journal, Biochemical Engineering Journal, Genes


Dr. Koffas is now Associate Editor for Scientific Reports.


Recent Publications

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Koffas Group, June 2018.

From left: Kamil Gedeon, Asher Williams, Marissa Bradley, Dr. Karolina Kalbarczyk, Matthew Wong, Dr. Adilson José da Silva, Abinaya Badri, Dr. Rufeng Wang, Dr. Hulya Akdemir, Kai Xia, Cliff Morrison, Xinyi Zan, Dr. Mattheos Koffas, Zheng Yang.



Recent Publications

1. Niu, T., Liu, Y., Li, J., Koffas, M.A.G., Du, G., Alper, H.S., & Liu, L. (2018) Engineering a glucosamine-6-phosphate responsive gloms ribozyme switch enables dynamic control of metabolic flux in Bacillus subtilis for overproduction of N-acetylglucosamine. ACS Synth Biol. Just Accepted Manuscript. doc: 10.1021/acssynbio.8b00196.
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2. Kim, S.G., Noh, M.H., Lim, H.G., Jang, S., Jang, S., Koffas, M.A.G. & Jung, G.Y. (2018) Molecular parts and genetic circuits for metabolic engineering of microorganisms. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 365:17. doi: 10.1093/femsle/fny187.
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3. Zhao, M., Huang, D., Zhang, X., Koffas, M.A.G., Zhou,J., & Deng, Y. (2018) Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for producing adipic acid through the reverse adipate-degradation pathway. Metab Eng. 47. 254-262. doi: 10.1016/j.ymben.2018.04.002.
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4. Fang, Z., Jones, J.A., Zhou, J., & Koffas, M.A.G. (2018) Engineering Escherichia coli Co-cultures for Production of Curcuminoids From Glucose. Biotechnol J. 13:5. doi: 10.1002/biot.201700576.
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5. Badri, A., Williams, A., Linhardt, R.J., & Koffas, M.A.G. (2018) The Road to Animal-Free Glycosaminoglycan Production: Current Efforts and Bottlenecks. Curr Opi Biotechnol. 53. 85-92. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2017.12.018.
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6. Zha, J., & Koffas, M.A.G. (2018) Anthocyanin Production in Engineered Microorganisms. In: Schwab W., Lange B., Wüst M. (eds) Biotechnology of Natural Products. Springer, Cham. 81-97. ISBN: 978-3-319-67902-0. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-67903-7_4


7. Zhang, X., Xu, G., Shi, J., Koffas, M.A.G, & Xu, Z. (2018) Microbial Production of l-Serine from Renewable Feedstocks. Trends Biotechnol. 36:7. 700-712. ISSN 0167-7799, doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2018.02.001
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