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MICROORGANISMS AND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF FATTY ACIDS AND FATTY ACID DERIVED PRODUCTS

United States Patent Application

20160257975
A1
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This invention relates to metabolically engineered microorganism strains, such as bacterial strains, in which there is an increased utilization of malonyl-CoA for production of a fatty acid or fatty acid derived product, wherein the modified microorganism produces fatty acyl-CoA intermediates via a malonyl-CoA dependent but malonyl-ACP independent mechanism.
LYNCH, Michael (Durham, NC), LOUIE, Michael (Broomfield, CO), COPLEY, Shelley (Boulder, CO), SPINDLER, Eileen (Lafayette, CO), PRATHER, Brittany (Wheat Ridge, CO), LIPSCOMB, Matthew (Boulder, CO), LIPSCOMB, Tanya (Boulder, CO), LIAO, Hans (Superior, CO), HOGSETT, Dave (Niwot, CO), EVANS, Ron (Louisville, CO)
Cargill, Incorporated (Wayzata MN)
14/ 904,862
July 18, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with Government support under DE-AR0000088 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.