August 1, 2011

Amyris Partners with Kuraray

This news from Amyris is interesting given my article on biobased chemicals for rubber manufacturing published today on ICIS Chemical Business.

Amyris announced today that it has partnered with Japanese chemical company Kuraray to develop high-performance polymers using Amyris' Biofene. The farnesene-based molecule will be used to replace petroleum-derived feedstock such as butadiene and isoprene.

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