Polyketide engineer

Polyketides have been a rich source of marketed drugs. There is a significant opportunity for polyketides with improved drug-like properties, but polyketide optimization has been limited by conventional methods because of their complex structure. Biotica Technology Ltd. says its ability to genetically engineer polyketide-producing bacteria will allow it to produce drug-like analogs of polyketides such as rapamycin.

"Manipulation of polyketides

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