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Heterologous Expression of Alteromonas macleodii and Thiocapsa roseopersicina [NiFe] Hydrogenases in Synechococcus elongatus

  • Philip D. Weyman,

    Affiliation: Department of Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Walter A. Vargas,

    Affiliation: Department of Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: Centro Hispano-Luso de Investigaciones Agrarias (CIALE), Departamento de Microbiología y Genética, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

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  • Yingkai Tong,

    Affiliation: Department of Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jianping Yu,

    Affiliation: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Pin-Ching Maness,

    Affiliation: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Hamilton O. Smith,

    Affiliation: Department of Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Qing Xu mail

    qxu2019@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: May 26, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020126

About the Authors

Philip D. Weyman, Walter A. Vargas, Yingkai Tong, Hamilton O. Smith, Qing Xu
Department of Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Jianping Yu, Pin-Ching Maness
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: qxu2019@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The employer of the authors (J. Craig Venter Institute) is considering filing a patent based on research presented in this paper. However, this does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PDW WAV YT JY P-CM HOS. Performed the experiments: PDW WAV YT QX. Analyzed the data: PDW WAV YT JY P-CM QX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PDW WAV YT JY P-CM QX. Wrote the paper: PDW QX.