Amino acid production

adwright at iastate.edu adwright at iastate.edu
Tue Feb 8 13:01:43 EST 1994


In <2j7u5d$scs at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> Montecucchi Pier Carlo <100143.765 at CompuServe.COM> writes:


>Dear Users,

>I am looking for a microorganism strain able to produce L-threonine
>Thanks in advance for the cooperation.
>Pier Carlo

>Pier Carlo Montecucchi
>E mail 100143, 765 at compuserve.com

Pier:
I think you must want a strain that OVERPRODUCES the threonine, either due 
to altered feedback regulation or production of copious levels of a
high threonine protein.

otherwise you could use just about anything that grows on a threonine free
media :)

Have you tried the American Type Cultures Collection? ATCC has lots of
bugs which they will send you for a fee.  Their number is
(301) 881-2600
Hope this helps.

Allen

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