plant-derived natural products; synthetic biology; cell factories; terpenoids
Plant-derived natural products (PNPs) have been widely used in pharmaceutical and neutracuetical fields. Currently, extracting PNPs from their original plants is the main method to produce them. However, this extracting method is environmentally unfriendly, unsafe, and inefficient. Based on synthetic biology, construction of artificial cell factories for production of PNPs provides an alternative way. In this review, we focus on research progress for microbial production of terpenoids, alkaloids, and phenylpropanoids to give a brief introduction of construction of artificial cell factories for production of PNPs.
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Zhubo, DAI; Yong, WANG; Zhihua, ZHOU; Shengying, LI; and Xueli, ZHANG
"Synthetic Biology for Production of Plant-derived Natural Products,"
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