Metabolix awarded two patents for biobased polymers and industrial chemicals

Metabolix has been awarded two new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to the novel and efficient production of biobased polymers and industrial chemicals. One patent enables production of a series of new PHA biopolymer compositions using genetically engineered microbial strains. The other patent enables creation of genetic constructs to make the biobased chemical 3-hydroxypropionic acid in microbial and crop plant systems.

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