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Vick Bertrand, Caspari Matthew, Radaelli Guido: Methods and compositions for production and purification of biofuel from plants and microalgae. Aurora Biofuels, Vick Bertrand, Caspari Matthew, Radaelli Guido, CHEN Shirley, May 22, 2008: WO/2008/060571 (78 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions are provided for producing purified oil from an organism, whether these organisms are wild type, selectively bred or genetically modified, and are suitable for the large scale production of an oil product. The organism may be an animal, a plant or a microorganism such as yea ...


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Radaelli Guido, Fleischer Daniel, Vick Bertrand, Caspari Matthew, Weissman Joseph, Rice David: Methods for concentrating microalgae. Aurora Biofuels, Radaelli Guido, Fleischer Daniel, Vick Bertrand, Caspari Matthew, Weissman Joseph, Rice David, WAHLSTEN Jennifer L, July 2, 2009: WO/2009/082696 (54 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides commercially viable, large-scale methods for concentrating microalgae with an average diameter of about 20 μm or less. The methods find use in concentrating microalgae with an average diameter of about 5 μm or less, for example, Nannochloropsis.


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Vick Bertrand, Kilian Oliver: Vcp-based vectors for algal cell transformation. Aurora Biofuels, Vick Bertrand, Kilian Oliver, Bathurst K Brian, December 10, 2009: WO/2009/149470 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions are provided herein for vector-transformed algal cells The vector comprises a Violaxanthinchlorophyll a binding protein (Vcp) promoter driving expression of an antibiotic resistance gene in an algal cell, and may be used to introduce a gene (or genes) into the alga Nannochlo ...


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Vick Bertrand, Kilian Oliver: Transformation of algal cells. Aurora Biofuels, Vick Bertrand, Kilian Oliver, Bathurst K Brian, December 10, 2009: WO/2009/149465 (5 worldwide citation)

Exemplary methods include a method for transforming an algal cell by preparing a transformation construct, preparing a particle for bombarding the algal cell, adhering the transformation construct to the particle, bombarding the algal cell with the particle, and growing the algal cell into a colony. ...


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VICK Bertrand, BAILEY Shaun, MOSELEY Jeffrey: RÉSISTANCE À DCMU CHEZ NANNOCHLOROPSIS, DCMU RESISTANCE IN NANNOCHLOROPSIS. AURORA ALGAE, VICK Bertrand, BAILEY Shaun, MOSELEY Jeffrey, BATHURST K Brian, December 13, 2012: WO/2012/170737 (3 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are exemplary methods for controlling a density of algae growing in an aquatic environment. Some exemplary methods include applying an effective amount of 3-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea (DCMU) to the density of algae growing in the aquatic environment, wherein the algae incl ...


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Vick Bertrand: Glyphosate applications in aquaculture. Aurora Biofuels, Vick Bertrand, Bathurst Brian K, January 28, 2010: WO/2010/011335 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods for controlling a density of algae growing in an aquatic environment are provided. Exemplary methods include applying an effective amount of glyphosate to a density of algae growing in an aquatic environment. The algae may include genus Nannochloropsis and/or Dunaliella. The algae may also i ...


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KILIAN Oliver, VICK Bertrand: DÉSATURASES DALGUES, ALGAL DESATURASES. AURORA ALGAE, KILIAN Oliver, VICK Bertrand, BATHURST K Brian, November 1, 2012: WO/2012/149457 (3 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are exemplary isolated nucleotide sequences encoding polypeptides having desaturase activity, which utilize fatty acids as substrates.


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Vick Bertrand, Fleischer Daniel: The use of 2-hydroxy-5-oxoproline in conjunction with algae. Aurora Biofuels, Vick Bertrand, Fleischer Daniel, Bathurst Brian, January 21, 2010: WO/2010/008490

Provided herein are exemplary methods for the use of 2-hydroxy-5-oxoproline in conjunction with algae. One exemplary method includes applying an effective amount of 2-hydroxy-5-oxoproline to algae in an aqueous environment to accelerate creation of a high-cell density of the algae. The effective amo ...



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