Optimizing Microbial Consortia for Enhanced Biofuel Production: A Metabolic Engineering Approach

Year : 2024 | Volume : | : | Page : –
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Shreyas Kundu

Debjeet Chakraborty

Koustav Kushary

Sayan Manna

  1. Student Department of Biotechnology, Haldia Institute of Technology West Bengal India
  2. Student Department of Biotechnology, Haldia Institute of Technology West Bengal India
  3. Student Department of Biotechnology, Haldia Institute of Technology West Bengal India
  4. Student Department of Biotechnology, Haldia Institute of Technology West Bengal India

Abstract

Biofuels, derived from renewable biomass sources, offer a promising avenue for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating environmental impact. Among the various approaches to biofuel production, microbial fermentation using microbial consortia has gained significant attention due to its potential for enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Microbial consortia, consisting of diverse populations of microorganisms, exhibit synergistic interactions between different types of microbes that can improve substrate utilization and metabolic robustness compared to single-strain as well as multi- strain cultures for fuel production. However, optimizing microbial consortia for biofuel production presents challenges due to the complex metabolic networks and dynamic interactions within consortia. Factors such as substrate availability, environmental conditions, and microbial diversity influence consortia performance. To address these challenges, metabolic engineering offers a systematic approach to design and manipulate microbial consortia for improved biofuel production.This research aims to explore the potential of metabolic engineering strategies in optimizing microbial consortia for enhanced biofuel production. Through experimental techniques, computational modeling, and process optimization, this study seeks to elucidate the underlying mechanisms governing microbial interactions and identify strategies for improving biofuel production efficiency. By advancing our understanding of microbial consortia dynamics and metabolic engineering principles, this research contributes to the development of sustainable and economically viable biofuel production technologies especially in this genre of renewable energy as this is our future to go green.This paper contains the brief and summed up idea of Biofuels derived from the microbes will be a huge impact in this era of sustainable development including its protocol and methodology of metabolic engineering.

Keywords: Biofuel, Sustainable energy, microbes, metabolism, optimization

How to cite this article: Shreyas Kundu, Debjeet Chakraborty, Koustav Kushary, Sayan Manna. Optimizing Microbial Consortia for Enhanced Biofuel Production: A Metabolic Engineering Approach. Research & Reviews : A Journal of Biotechnology. 2024; ():-.
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Received March 7, 2024
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