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Aniket Kale: Methods of producing biofuels from an algal biomass. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Colleen Superko Esq, March 20, 2012: US08137556 (37 worldwide citation)

A method for producing biofuels is provided. A method of making biofuels includes dewatering substantially intact algal cells to make an algal biomass, extracting neutral lipids from the algal biomass, and esterifying the neutral lipids with a catalyst in the presence of an alcohol. The method also ...


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Aniket Kale: Stepwise extraction of plant biomass for diesel blend stock production. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Colleen Superko Esq, March 20, 2012: US08137558 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for producing biofuels is provided. A method of making biofuels includes dewatering substantially intact algal cells to make an algal biomass, extracting neutral lipids from the algal biomass, and esterifying the neutral lipids with a catalyst in the presence of an alcohol. The method also ...


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Daniel M Ginosar, Robert V Fox: Process for producing biodiesel, lubricants, and fuel and lubricant additives in a critical fluid medium. Bechtel BWXT Idaho, Trask Britt PC, May 3, 2005: US06887283 (35 worldwide citation)

A process for producing alkyl esters useful in biofuels and lubricants by transesterifying glyceride- or esterifying free fatty acid-containing substances in a single critical phase medium is disclosed. The critical phase medium provides increased reaction rates, decreases the loss of catalyst or ca ...


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Lixiong Li: Method of converting triglycerides to biofuels. Applied Research Associates, Dinsmore & Shohl, Monika J Hussell, April 6, 2010: US07691159 (33 worldwide citation)

A triglyceride-to-fuel conversion process including the steps of (a) preconditioning unsaturated triglycerides by catalytic conjugation, cyclization, and cross-link steps; (b) contacting the modified triglycerides with hot-compressed water containing a catalyst, wherein cracking, hydrolysis, decarbo ...


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GREEN BRIAN: Ethanol production by microorganisms. JOULE BIOTECHNOLOGIES, Ullsperger Chris, April 22, 2010: WO/2010/044960 (33 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to methods and compositions for engineering photo autotrophic organisms to convert carbon dioxide and light into fatty acid esters and other molecules, including biofuels. The molecules are then secreted by the organism into a growth medium.


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DONOHUE Marc D, BETENBAUGH Michael J, OYLER George A, ROSENBERG Julian N: Procédé pour lextraction et la purification dhuiles à partir de biomasse microalgacée en utilisant du co2 à pression élevée en tant que soluté, Method for extraction and purification of oils from microalgal biomass using high-pressure co2 as a solute. The Johns Hopkins University, Synaptic Reserarch, DONOHUE Marc D, BETENBAUGH Michael J, OYLER George A, ROSENBERG Julian N, HAILE Lisa A, February 23, 2012: WO/2012/024340 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods for the isolation of oils from intact or lysed microorganisms in aqueous media with pressurized carbon dioxide as a solute. Such oils may be used for the production of biofuels. Also provided for are methods for harvesting and rupturing whole cell microorganism ...


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Aniket Kale: Methods of and systems for producing biofuels. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Colleen Superko Esq, April 10, 2012: US08152870 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for producing biofuels is provided. A method of making biofuels includes dewatering substantially intact algal cells to make an algal biomass, sequentially adding solvent sets to the algal biomass, and sequentially separating solid biomass fractions from liquid fractions to arrive at a liqu ...


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Daniell Henry: Production and use of plant degrading materials. University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Daniell Henry, VAN DYKE Timothy Het al, September 3, 2009: WO/2009/108941 (30 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are materials useful for degrading plant biomass material. In exemplary embodiments, the plant material comprises one or more enzymes that are expressed in plants and/or bacteria. Specifically exemplified herein are plant degrading enzymes expressed in chloroplasts. The chloroplast ...


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Aniket Kale: Liquid fractionation method for producing biofuels. Haliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Colleen Superko Esq, May 22, 2012: US08182556 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for producing biofuels is provided. A method of making biofuels includes dewatering substantially intact algal cells to make an algal biomass, sequentially adding solvent sets to the algal biomass, and sequentially separating solid biomass fractions from liquid fractions to arrive at a liqu ...


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George W Huber, Yu Ting Cheng, Torren Carlson, Tushar Vispute, Jungho Jae, Geoff Tompsett: Catalytic pyrolysis of solid biomass and related biofuels, aromatic, and olefin compounds. University of Massachusetts, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, October 2, 2012: US08277643 (29 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to compositions and methods for fluid hydrocarbon product, and more specifically, to compositions and methods for fluid hydrocarbon product via catalytic pyrolysis. Some embodiments relate to methods for the production of specific aromatic products (e.g., benzene, toluene, nap ...



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