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Methods and Systems for Methylotrophic Production of Organic Compounds

United States Patent Application

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The present disclosure identifies pathways, mechanisms, systems and methods to confer production of carbon-based products of interest, such as sugars, alcohols, chemicals, amino acids, polymers, fatty acids and their derivatives, hydrocarbons, isoprenoids, and intermediates thereof, in engineered and/or evolved methylotrophs such that these organisms efficiently convert C1 compounds, such as formate, formic acid, formaldehyde or methanol, to organic carbon-based products of interest, and in particular the use of organisms for the commercial production of various carbon-based products of interest.
SHETTY, Reshma P. (Boston, MA), FISCHER, Curt P. (Cambridge, MA)
14/ 649,973
December 6, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with government support under contract number DE-AR0000091 awarded by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of ARPA-E. The government has certain rights in the invention.