Patents: A Window into Innovation
By: Lynne Brum
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix was recently granted or allowed six patents covering technology related to each of its key areas: biopolymers, biobased industrial chemicals and crop-based technologies. In her most recent blog post, Metabolix Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Lynne Brum, examines one of these patents from our crop-based technologies research. This patent describes a genetic construct consisting of three genes for making PHB, an important biopolymer. Metabolix has also filed a patent application that describes a design of more complex genetic systems which shift and control carbon flow from the photosynthetic process to increase production of PHB in switchgrass.
To learn more about Metabolix research, read the full story on Metabolix's Bio-industrial Evolution blog.
SOURCE Metabolix, Inc.
More by this Source
Metabolix CSO Dr. Oliver Peoples to Present Data at Ecochem Conference Demonstrating the Production of PHA-based Biopolymers and Biobased Chemicals using Second Generation Cellulosic Sugars
Nov 20, 2013, 15:00 ET
Metabolix To Present At LD Micro Investor Conference
Nov 25, 2013, 09:00 ET
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.