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Aniket Kale, Luca Costantino Zullo, Sandip Shinde: Methods of and systems for producing biofuels from algal oil. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Justin Kniep Esq, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, November 20, 2012: US08313648 (17 worldwide citation)

A method for producing biofuels is provided that includes dewatering 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 includes separating a water soluble fr ...


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Aniket Kale: Methods of extracting algae components for diesel blend stock production utilizing alcohols. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Justin Kniep Esq, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, December 4, 2012: US08323501 (17 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: Nondisruptive methods of extracting algal components for production of carotenoids, omega-3 fatty acids and biofuels. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Justin Kniep Esq, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, November 20, 2012: US08313647 (17 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: Methods of extracting neutral lipids and producing biofuels. Heliae Development, Tom Gallegos Esq, Justin Kniep Esq, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, November 13, 2012: US08308949 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods for selective extraction and fractionation of algal lipids and algal products are disclosed. A method of selective removal of products from an algal biomass provides for single and multistep extraction processes which enable efficient separation of algal components. Among these components ar ...


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Aniket Kale: Methods of and systems for producing diesel blend stocks. Heliae Developmet, Tom Gallegos Esq, Justin Kniep Esq, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, October 23, 2012: US08293108 (17 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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Larry Cameron Anthony, Lori Ann Maggio Hall: Enhanced pyruvate to acetolactate conversion in yeast. Butamax Advanced Biofuels, February 17, 2015: US08956850 (17 worldwide citation)

A high flux in conversion of pyruvate to acetolactate was achieved in yeast through expression of acetolactate synthase in the cytosol in conjunction with reduction in pyruvate decarboxylase activity. Additional manipulations to improve flux to acetolactate are reduced pyruvate dehydrogenase activit ...


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Gail K Donaldson, Andrew C Eliot, Vasantha Nagarajan, Charles E Nakamura, Jean Francois Tomb: Recombinant host cell comprising a diol dehydratase. Butamax Advanced Biofuels, February 24, 2015: US08962298 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods for the fermentive production of four carbon alcohols are provided. Specifically, butanol, preferably 2-butanol is produced by the fermentive growth of a recombinant bacteria expressing a 2-butanol biosynthetic pathway. The recombinant microorganisms and methods of the invention can also be ...


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Gail K Donaldson, Andrew C Eliot, Vasantha Nagarajan, Charles E Nakamura, Jean Francois Tomb: Fermentive production of four carbon alcohols. Butamax Advanced Biofuels, March 17, 2015: US08980612 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods for the fermentive production of four carbon alcohols are provided. Specifically, butanol, preferably 2-butanol is produced by the fermentive growth of a recombinant bacteria expressing a 2-butanol biosynthetic pathway. The recombinant microorganisms and methods of the invention can also be ...


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Zhihao Hu, Fernando Valle: Enhanced production of fatty acid derivatives. LS9, Linda R Judge, LS9, February 7, 2012: US08110670 (17 worldwide citation)

Genetically engineered cells and microorganisms are provided that produce products from the fatty acid biosynthetic pathway (fatty acid derivatives), as well as methods of their use. The products are particularly useful as biofuels.


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Dennis Flint, Steven Cary Rothman, Wonchul Suh, Jean Francois Tomb, Rick W Ye: Identification and use of bacterial [2Fe-2S] dihydroxy-acid dehydratases. Butamax Advanced Biofuels, February 10, 2015: US08951937 (17 worldwide citation)

A group of bacterial dihydroxy-acid dehydratases having a [2Fe-2S] cluster was discovered. Bacterial [2Fe-2S] DHADs were expressed as heterologous proteins in bacteria and yeast cells, providing DHAD activity for conversion of 2,3-dihydroxyisovalerate to α-ketoisovalerate or 2,3-dihydroxymethylvaler ...



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