30 November 2011 14:30 [Source: ICIS news]
Verdezyne said its project, at
“This is the first demonstration of the production of bio-based adipic acid at scale from a non-petroleum source,” said William Radany, Verdezyne’s CEO.
“Our novel yeast platform enables production of adipic acid at a lower cost than current petrochemical manufacturing processes,” Radany added.
Capacity and financial terms were not disclosed.
Privately-held Verdezyne is focused on developing yeast strains for cost-effective production of bio-based chemicals and fuels.
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