October 19, 2010

Genomatica in bio-adipic acid

We've all heard about Verdezyne and Rennovia talking about the possibilities of creating 100% biological-based nylon with renewable-based adipic acid, and I wonder if this latest news from Genomatica will also place the company in the bio-adipic acid race.

The blog will talk to Genomatica about this soon but in the meantime, the company released a statement yesterday about receiving from the US Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO) two foundational patents, one, demonstrating production of cost-economic green nylon, and the other about syngas-based chemicals production.

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