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Title: Geobacteraceae strains and methods

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of producing genetically modified strains of electricigenic microbes that are specifically adapted for the production of electrical current in microbial fuel cells, as well as strains produced by such methods and fuel cells using such strains. In preferred embodiments, the present invention provides genetically modified strains of Geobacter sulfurreducens and methods of using such strains.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1190919
Report Number(s):
9,074,198
12/789,294
DOE Contract Number:
FC02-02ER63446
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 May 27
Research Org:
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION