Butanediol and C4-C5 chemicals: A biosynthetic pathway
University of Minnesota, MN, United States
To reduce the costs of making valuable C4-C5 renewable chemicals, a biosynthetic pathway has been developed to generate C4-C5 chemicals, such as succinate, amino acids and 1,4-butanediol (BDO).
Primary Application Area: Materials & Chemical
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
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Value Proposition: Lower production costs due to higher yields and fewer byproducts that would require additional, costly purification steps.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 633
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Primary Sources of Funding: University
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners