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Title: Biofuel production by recombinant microorganisms

Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1368211
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California EFRC
Patent Number(s):
9,695,426
Application Number:
12/540,334
Contract Number:
FC03-02ER63421
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Aug 12
Research Org:
The Regents of the University of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

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