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Schirmer Andreas, Rude Mathew, Brubaker Shane: Methods and compositions for producing hydrocarbons. Ls9, Schirmer Andreas, Rude Mathew, Brubaker Shane, Superko Colleen, November 19, 2009: WO/2009/140696 (36 worldwide citation)

Compositions and methods for producing hydrocarbons such as aldehydes, alkanes, and alkenes are described herein. Certain hydrocarbons can be used in biofuels.


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MENDEZ MICHAEL: Production of fatty actds by genetically modified photosynthetic organisms. SAPPHIRE ENERGY, February 18, 2010: WO/2010/019813 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compositions that facilitate the production of enzymes by genetically modified photosynthetic microorganisms wherein the enzymes contribute to the synthesis of fatty acids, lipids or oils. In some embodiments the compositions are one or more vectors that encode one o ...


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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 (34 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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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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GREEN BRIAN: Ethanol production by microorganisms. JOULE BIOTECHNOLOGIES, Ullsperger Chris, April 22, 2010: WO/2010/044960 (32 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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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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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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BASHEER SOBHI: A process for the enzymatic synthesis of fatty acid alkyl esters. TRANS BIO DIESEL, Reinhold Cohn And Partners, September 9, 2011: WO/2011/107977 (29 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are an enzymatic batchwise or continuous process for the production of fatty acid alkyl esters for use in the biofuels, food and detergent industries and a system therefor. The process utilizes enzymes immobilized on a hydrophobic resin mixed with a fatty acid source and an alcohol or alco ...



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