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Title: Production of bio-based materials using photobioreactors with binary cultures

Abstract

A method, device and system for producing preselected products, (either finished products or preselected intermediary products) from biobased precursors or CO.sub.2 and/or bicarbonate. The principal features of the present invention include a method wherein a binary culture is incubated with a biobased precursor in a closed system to transform at least a portion of the biobased precursor to a preselected product. The present invention provides a method of cultivation that does not need sparging of a closed bioreactor to remove or add a gaseous byproduct or nutrient from a liquid medium. This improvement leads to significant savings in energy consumption and allows for the design of photobioreactors of any desired shape. The present invention also allows for the use of a variety of types of waste materials to be used as the organic starting material.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1093358
Patent Number(s):
8,518,690
Application Number:
12/555,631
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RLO1830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Beliaev, Alex S, Pinchuk, Grigoriy E, Hill, Eric A, and Fredrickson, Jim K. Production of bio-based materials using photobioreactors with binary cultures. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Beliaev, Alex S, Pinchuk, Grigoriy E, Hill, Eric A, & Fredrickson, Jim K. Production of bio-based materials using photobioreactors with binary cultures. United States.
Beliaev, Alex S, Pinchuk, Grigoriy E, Hill, Eric A, and Fredrickson, Jim K. Tue . "Production of bio-based materials using photobioreactors with binary cultures". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1093358.
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abstractNote = {A method, device and system for producing preselected products, (either finished products or preselected intermediary products) from biobased precursors or CO.sub.2 and/or bicarbonate. The principal features of the present invention include a method wherein a binary culture is incubated with a biobased precursor in a closed system to transform at least a portion of the biobased precursor to a preselected product. The present invention provides a method of cultivation that does not need sparging of a closed bioreactor to remove or add a gaseous byproduct or nutrient from a liquid medium. This improvement leads to significant savings in energy consumption and allows for the design of photobioreactors of any desired shape. The present invention also allows for the use of a variety of types of waste materials to be used as the organic starting material.},
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