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Host Cell Modified to Produce 2-Pyrrolidone

United States Patent Application

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The present invention provides for a genetically modified host cell comprising a 2-pyrrolidone synthase, or an enzymatically active fragment thereof, heterologous to the host cell.
Zhang, Jingwei (San Francisco, CA), Keasling, Jay D. (Berkeley, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland CA)
15/ 099,488
April 14, 2016
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT [0002] The invention was made with government support under Contract Nos. DE-ACO2-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.