Xuan Cao    Postdoctor

Education Experience

2008-2012 East China University of Science and Technology  Bachelor

2012-2017 East China University of Science and Technology  Doctor

2017-Now DICP CAS  Postdoctor

Research Interest

Metabolic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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Featured Publications

1. Cao X., Yang S., Cao C., Zhou Y.J.*, Harnessing sub-organelle metabolism for biosynthesis of isoprenoids in yeast, Synth. Syst. Biotechnol., 2020, 5, 179-186.
2. Yang S., Cao X., Yu W., Li S., Zhou Y. J.*, Efficient targeted mutation of genomic essential genes in yeast Saccharomyces  cerevisiae, Appl. Microbial. Biotechnol., 2020, 104, 3037-3047.

3. Cao X., Wei L. J., Lin J. Y., Hua, Q.*, Enhancing linalool production by engineering oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica, Bioresource Technol., 2017, 245, 1641-1644.

4. Cao X., Lv Y.B., Chen J., Imanaka T., Wei L.J.*, Hua Q.*, Metabolic engineering of oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica for limonene overproduction, Biotechnol. Biofuels, 2016, 9(1), 214.

5. Gao Q., Cao X., Huang Y. Y., Yang J. L., Chen J., Wei L. J.*, Hua Q.*, Overproduction of fatty acid ethyl esters by the oleaginous yeast Yarrowia lipolytica through metabolic engineering and process optimization, ACS Synth. Biol., 2018, 7(5), 1371-1380.