Literature – University of Copenhagen


Literature for the PBD/FOBI PhD course "Trends in Biotechnology" symposium "The Plant as a Bioreactor"

Metabolic engineering of terpenes in plants by Maarten Jongsma, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

  • Iris F. Kappers, Asaph Aharoni, Teun W. J. M. van Herpen, Ludo L. P. Luckerhoff, Marcel Dicke and Harro J. Bouwmeester (2005): Genetic Engineering of Terpenoid Metabolism Attracts Bodyguards to Arabidopsis. Science Vol 309: 2070 2072 
  • Asaph Aharoni, Maarten A. Jongsma and Harro J. Bouwmeester (2005): Volatile science? Metabolic engineering of terpenoids in plants. TRENDS in Plant Science Vol.10 No.12: 594-602
  • Shuiqin Wu1, Michel Schalk, Anthony Clark, R Brandon Miles, Robert Coates and Joe Chappell (2006): Redirection of cytosolic or plastidic isoprenoid precursors elevates terpene production in plants. Nature Biotechnology Vol 24 No. 11: 1441-1447

Expression of Superbug killers in Chloroplasts by Melanie Oey, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany

  • Tregoning JS, Nixon P, Kuroda H, Svab Z, Clare S, Bowe F, Fairweather N, Ytterberg J, van Wijk KJ, Dougan G, Maliga P (2003): Expression of tetanus toxin Fragment C in tobacco chloroplasts. Nucleic Acids Res. 15;31 (4):1174-9.
  • Bock R. (2007): Plastid biotechnology: prospects for herbicide and insect resistance, metabolic engineering and molecular farming. Curr Opin Biotechnol 18(2):100-6.
  • Wurbs D, Ruf S and Bock R (2007): Contained metabolic engineering in tomatoes by expression of carotenoid biosynthesis genes from the plastid genome. Plant J. 49 (2):276-88.

Arabidopsis thaliana, a human protein production platform by Erik Østergaard Jensen, Head of Department, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Aarhus, Denmark

  • David Liénard, Christophe Sourrouille, Véronique Gomord and Loïc Faye (2007): Pharming and transgenic plants. Biotechnology Annual Review Vol 3: 115-147 
  • Sergey N. Fedosov, Niels B. Laursen, Ebba Nexø, Søren K. Moestrup, Torben E. Petersen, Erik Ø. Jensen and Lars Berglund (2003): Human intrinsic factor expressed in the plant Arabidopsis thaliana. European Journal of Biochemistry 270: 33623367 (available as pdf)

Apolipoprotein and insulin production in plants by Maurice Moloney, SCO, SemBioSys, Calgary, Canada

  • Cory L. Nykiforuk, Joseph G. Boothe, Elizabeth W. Murray, Richard G. Keon, H. Joseph Goren, Nancy A. Markley and Maurice M. Moloney. (2005): Transgenic expression and recovery of biologically active recombinant human insulin from Arabidopsis thaliana seeds. Plant Biotechnology Journal 3, 1-9
  • Rodrigo M.P. Siloto, Kim Findlay, Arturo Lopez-Villalobos, Edward C. Yeung, Cory L. Nykiforuk,and Maurice M. Moloney (2006): The Accumulation of Oleosins Determines the Size of Seed Oilbodies in Arabidopsis W OA. The Plant Cell, Vol. 18, 19611974. 
  • M. Moloney (2000): Molecular Farming using seeds as hosts. Chapter 7, 226-253. Seed Technology and its Biological Basis. Sheffield Academic Press.
  • Seed-based antibody production by Elsa Arcalis, Institut of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
  • Rademacher T, Sack M, Arcalis E, Stadlman J, Balzer S, Altmann F, Quendler H, Stiegler G, Kunert R, Fischer R, Stoger E (2008): Recombinant antibody 2g12 produced in maize endosperm efficiently neutralizes HIV-1 and contains predominantly single-GlcNAc N-glycans. Plant Biotechnol J 6: 189-201
  • Arcalis E, Marcel S, Altmann F, Kolarich D, Drakakaki G, Fischer R, Christou P, Stoger E (2004): Unexpected deposition patterns of recombinant proteins in post-endoplasmic reticulum compartments of wheat endosperm. Plant Physiol 136: 3457-66 
  • Stoger E, Ma JK, Fischer R, Christou P (2005): Sowing the seeds of success: pharmaceutical proteins from plants. Curr Opin Biotechnol 16: 167-73

Using starch binding domain technology to modify starch granule morphology and starch composition in potato by Richard Visser, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

  • Farhad Nazarian Firouzabadi, Géraldine A. Kok-Jacon, Jean-Paul Vincken, Qin Ji, Luc C. J. M. Suurs and Richard G. F. Visser (2007): Fusion proteins comprising the catalytic domain of mutansucrase and a starch-binding domain can alter the morphology of amylose-free potato starch granules during biosynthesis. Transgenic Res 16:645656
  • Géraldine A. Kok-Jacon, Jean-Paul Vincken, Luc C.J.M. Suurs, Denong Wang, Shaoyi Liu and Richard G.F. Visser (2005): Production of dextran in transgenic potato plants. Transgenic Research 14:385395
  • Géraldine A. Kok-Jacon, Jean-Paul Vincken, Luc C. J. M. Suurs, Denong Wang, Shaoyi Liu and Richard G. F. Visser (2007): Expression of alternansucrase in potato plants. Biotechnol Lett 29:11351142
  • Géraldine A. Kok-Jacon, Qin Ji, Jean-Paul Vincken and Richard G. F. Visser (2003): Towards a more versatile -glucan biosynthesis in plants. Journal of Plant Physiology. 160. 765777

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