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Table 1 Relevant attributes and notable products of unconventional hosts for AAA biosynthesis

From: Advances in engineering microbial biosynthesis of aromatic compounds and related compounds

Species Attributes Notable products
K. marxianus Withstands temperatures up to 52 °C
Utilizes xylose and lactose as carbon sources
Fast growth rate
2-Phenylethanol
Astaxanthin
Y. lipolytica Catabolizes aromatic compounds
High flux through lipid biosynthesis
2-Phenylethanol
Resveratrol
Naringenin
Violacein
Deoxyviolacein
Protodeoxyviolaceinic acid
Synechocystis Photosynthetic
Large NADH pool
Natural secretion of aromatic products
Caffeic acid
p-Coumaric acid
Cinnamic acid
C. glutamicum Amino acid overproducer
Catabolizes aromatic compounds
Stilbenes
(2S)-Flavanones
Hydroxybenzoates
P. putida Solvent tolerant
Catabolizes aromatic compounds
Highly reductive
Phenol
Cinnamic acid
p-Coumaric acid
p-Hydroxybenzoic acid
p-Hydroxystyrene
Anthranilate
Adipic acid
Polyhydroxyalkanoate biopolymers
Indigoidine