Verdezyne, Inc. Announces Issuance of US Patent on Method for Producing Bio-Based Adipic Acid  
8/15/2012 10:01:23 AM

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verdezyne, Inc., a privately-held industrial biotechnology company focused on producing renewable chemicals from non-petroleum sources, has been granted a United States Patent for a bio-based adipic acid production process. U.S. Patent No. 8,241,879, titled “Biological Methods for Preparing Adipic Acid,” covers one of the company’s proprietary processes for selectively converting non-petroleum oils into adipic acid – a key component used to manufacture sustainable nylon 6,6, thermoplastic polyurethane resins and coatings from renewable sources.