Directed evolution of carotenoid ketolase and hydroxylase for investigating the molecular basis of enzyme function and astaxanthin biosynthesis


Grant Data
Project Title
Directed evolution of carotenoid ketolase and hydroxylase for investigating the molecular basis of enzyme function and astaxanthin biosynthesis
Principal Investigator
Professor Chen, Steven Feng   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Huang Junchao   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Sandmann Gerhard   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2008-09-01
Completion Date
2011-08-31
Amount
1151707
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Astaxanthin, Directed evolution, Green algae, Error-prone PCR, Carotenoid ketolase
Discipline
Others - Biological Sciences,Food Science
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 762008M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2008/2009
Status
Completed