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Biofuel production by recombinant microorganisms

United States Patent

9,695,426
July 4, 2017
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Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
Liao; James C. (Los Angeles, CA), Atsumi; Shota (Davis, CA), Cann; Anthony F. (Los Angeles, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
12/ 540,334
August 12, 2009
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with Government support of Grant No. DE-FC03-02ER63421 awarded by the Department of Energy. The U.S. government has certain rights in the invention.