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Table 4 Metabolic engineering of microorganisms for isobutene production

From: Bio-production of gaseous alkenes: ethylene, isoprene, isobutene

Organism Description Fermentation type Productivity (pmol min−1 g−1 cells) References
Escherichia coli BL21 Engineered M3K from Picrophilus torridus Sealed vials 507 [29]
Escherichia coli BL21 Engineered MVD from S. cerevisiae Sealed vials 2.5 [63]
Escherichia coli BL21 Variant of MVD using error prone PCR Sealed vials 98.1 [63]