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EXTRACELLULAR RELEASE OF LIPIDS BY PHOTOSYNTHETIC CELLS

United States Patent Application

20150045537
A1
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The invention relates to methods for harvesting macromolecules such as lipids and proteins by culturing in growth medium a photo synthetic cyanobacteria that secretes vesicles into the growth medium, and separating the secreted vesicles from the cyanobacteria and/or from the growth medium.
Chisholm, Sallie Watson (Watertown, MA), Biller, Steven James (Watertown, MA), Thompson, Anne Williford (Santa Cruz, CA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridger MA)
14/ 385,519
March 12, 2013
GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Grant No. OCE0425602 awarded by the National Science Foundation, and under Grant No. DE-FG02-08ER64516 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.