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Aravanis Alex, Pyle Jason, Price Geoffrey, Crunkleton Daniel: Methods for refining hydrocarbon feedstocks. Sapphire Energy, Aravanis Alex, Pyle Jason, Price Geoffrey, Crunkleton Daniel, SKUBATCH Maya, March 26, 2009: WO/2009/039201 (1 worldwide citation)

Processes of converting to feedstocks comprising hydrocarbons to compositions comprising light hydrocarbon products are described herein. Also described are processes and methods of producing and refining compositions comprising terpenes from biomass that can be suitable as a fuel product.


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Mayfield Stephen, O Neill Bryan, Mendez Michael, Poon Yan: Use of genetically modified organisms to generate biomass degrading enzymes. Sapphire Energy, The Scripps Research Institute, Mayfield Stephen, O Neill Bryan, Mendez Michael, Poon Yan, QUINE Jonathan Alan, December 11, 2008: WO/2008/150463 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and compositions for high throughput screening of genetically modified photosynthetic organisms for plasmic state. The present invention provides methods of producing one or more proteins, including biomass degrading enzymes in a plant. Also provided are the m ...


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Mendez Mike, O Neill Bryan, Mikkelson Kari: System for capturing and modifying large pieces of genomic dna and constructing organisms with synthetic chloroplasts. Sapphire Energy, Mendez Mike, O Neill Bryan, Mikkelson Kari, SKUBATCH Maya, April 9, 2009: WO/2009/045550 (1 worldwide citation)

The functional analysis of genes frequently requires the manipulation of large genomic regions. A yeast-bacteria shuttle vector is described that can be used to clone large regions of DNA by homologous recombination. Also described is a method for isolating entire genomes, including chloroplast geno ...


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MENDEZ MICHAEL, MAYFIELD STEPHEN, O NEILL BRYAN, POON YAN, LEE PHILIP, BEHNKE CRAIG AARON, FANG SU CHIUNG: [en] Molecule production by photosynthetic organisms. SAPPHIRE ENERGY, SCRIPPS RESEARCH INST, March 24, 2010: GB2463543-A (1 worldwide citation)

[en] The present invention provides compositions and methods for producing products by photosynthetic organisms. The photosynthetic organisms are genetically modified to effect production, secretion, or both, of products. The methods and compositions are particularly useful in the petrochemical indu ...


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Richard J Cranford, Alex M Aravanis, Stilianos G Roussis: Process for the recovery of oleaginous compounds and nutrients from biomass. Sapphire Energy, Sapphire Energy, December 9, 2014: US08906236

Disclosed herein are methods and processes for the recovery of nutrients from non-organic phases produced during recovery of oleaginous compounds from biomass. The nutrients recovered can then be utilized to grow additional biomass.


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Stephen Mayfield, Bryan O Neill, Michael Mendez, Kari Mikkelson, Yan Poon: High throughput screening of genetically modified photosynthetic organisms. The Scripps Research Institute, Sapphire Energy, James E Butler, Thomas Fitting, Arnold & Porter, March 11, 2014: US08669059

The present invention provides a method and compositions for high throughput screening of genetically modified photosynthetic organisms for plasmic state. The present invention provides methods of producing one or more proteins, including biomass degrading enzymes in a plant. Also provided are the m ...


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Stephen Mayfield, Bryan O Neill, Michael Mendez, Yan Poon: Use of genetically modified organisms to generate biomass degrading enzymes. Sapphire Energy, The Scripps Research Institute, James E Butler, Thomas Fitting, Arnold & Porter, November 27, 2012: US08318436

The present invention provides a method and compositions for high throughput screening of genetically modified photosynthetic organisms for plasmic state. The present invention provides methods of producing one or more proteins, including biomass degrading enzymes in a plant. Also provided are the m ...


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Brian L Goodall, Alex M Aravanis, Craig A Behnke, Richard J Cranford, Daniel J Sajkowski: Methods of preparing oil compositions for fuel refining. SAPPHIRE ENERGY, Sapphire Energy, September 29, 2015: US09145528

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for upgrading (for example, removing heteroatoms, metals, or metalloids) an oil composition derived or extracted from a biomass. The upgraded oil composition can be used to make a desired product, for example, a fuel product.


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Stilianos G Roussis, Richard J Cranford: Compositions of matter comprising extracted algae oil. SAPPHIRE ENERGY, Sapphire Energy, December 1, 2015: US09200208

Crude algae oils produced by practical extraction techniques comprise a wide range of molecular species that can be characterized by advanced analytical techniques. The algae oils comprise a complex mixture of a large number of molecules having varying sizes and therefore varying boiling points, and ...