A recent patent by Solazyme 52Some of the recent patents from Solazyme has been appreciated by the industry techies no end.
Here is one well explained by OILGAE. It is about
" Lipid Pathway Modification in Oligeneous Algae "
Essentially when GE is done the engineered algae expresses a lipid pathway enzyme at an altered level compared to a wild-type of the non-engineered species. The lipid pathway enzyme is usually selected from the pyruvate dehydrogenase group, acetyl COA or acyl carrier protein.
This is the kind of blogs I would like to read in this group.
You can read the technical patent here