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PROTEIN-CONTAINING ADHESIVES, AND MANUFACTURE AND USE THEREOF. March 9, 2017: US20170066952-A1

The invention provides protein adhesives and methods of making and using such adhesives. The protein adhesives contain ground plant meal or an isolated polypeptide composition obtained from plant biomass.


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BIOFUELS PRODUCTION FROM BIO-DERIVED CARBOXYLIC-ACID ESTERS. February 16, 2017: US20170044086-A1

A process for producing biofuels compounds directly from carboxylic acid esters recovered from a fermentation system is described. The process involves taking a fermentation broth that has been reduced to a dry powder containing free organic acids; reacting the carboxylic acid in the powder with an ...


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RENEWABLE REPLACEMENTS FOR CARBON BLACK IN COMPOSITES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEREOF. April 20, 2017: US20170107334-A1

Biocarbon is presented as an alternative to synthetic carbon black. Master batches having biocarbon for usage in raw plastics and/or the production of composites. Biocarbon is mainly derived from plant biomass, but other sources can be used. A method of producing the master batch: (a) pyrolyzing pro ...


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SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BIOMASS GROWTH AND PROCESSING. April 20, 2017: US20170107478-A1

A system comprising a collocated thermal plant, water source, CO2 source and biomass growth module is disclosed. A method of improving the environment by utilizing the system is disclosed.


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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR RAPID AND DYNAMIC FLUX CONTROL USING SYNTHETIC METABOLIC VALVES. May 4, 2017: US20170121707-A1

This invention relates to metabolically engineered microorganisms, such as bacterial and or fungal strains, and bioprocesses utilizing such strains. These strains enable the dynamic control of metabolic pathways, which can be used to optimize production. Dynamic control over metabolism is accomplish ...


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PROCESS FOR ENZYMATIC HYDROLYSIS OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC MATERIAL AND FERMENTATION OF SUGARS. DSM IP ASSETS, May 25, 2017: US20170145455-A1

The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a fermentation product from lignocellulosic material, comprising the following steps: a) optionally, pretreatment of the lignocellulosic material, b) optionally, washing of the optionally pretreated lignocellulosic material, c) enzymatic hydr ...


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PROCESS FOR CONVERSION OF BIOMASS TO SIMPLER ORGANIC COMPOUND(S). May 25, 2017: US20170145456-A1

The present disclosure relates to the field of organic chemistry in general. Particularly, the present invention relates to a process for conversion of biomass to simpler organic compound(s) such as carbohydrates. The process of the present disclosure provides for pre-treatment of biomass using acid ...


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CHEMICALLY INDUCIBLE CUCUMBER MOSAIC VIRUS PROTEIN EXPRESSION SYSTEM. June 8, 2017: US20170159063-A1

The invention relates to a novel chemically inducible plant viral amplicon (CMViva) expression system that permits controllable, high level expression of foreign genes in plant hosts. This system employs agro-infiltration of plants to provide a transient production of a protein of interest, such as ...


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HIGH PURITY CELLULOSE COMPOSITIONS AND PRODUCTION METHODS. Glucan BioRenewables, June 15, 2017: US20170166662-A1

The present disclosure relates generally to the field of biomass refining and cellulose production. More particularly, it concerns high purity cellulose production using a process that employs a water/organic co-solvent mixture with reduced use of chemicals.


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Methods for Hydrolysing Lignocellulosic Material. July 27, 2017: US20170211108-A1

A method for producing a partially hydrolysed lignocellulosic material is provided including treating a lignocellulosic material with an acid and/or an alkali and then a polyol. Also provided are methods of producing a fermentable sugar, or a fermentable sugar and a fermentation product from said pa ...



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