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Production of organic compounds

United States Patent Application

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Co-cultured Synechococcus and Shewanella Produce Hydrocarbons without Cellulosic Feedstock
The present invention provides methods for the production of hydrocarbons, particularly alkanes and alkenes, using biosynthetic routes, as well as genes and enzymes involved therein.
Wackett, Lawrence P. (St. Paul, MN), Seffernick, Jennifer L. (Ft. Collins, CO), Frias, Janice A. (Minneapolis, MN), Sukovich, David J. (San Francisco, CA)
13/ 066,438
April 13, 2011
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] This work was supported in part by the Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment under Grant Number LG-B 13. The government may have certain rights in the invention.