Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc. Creates First Ever Metabolic Process for Synthesis of Biofuels and Biochemicals from Fatty Acids

Published: Sep 15, 2010

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc. (GlycosBio), an emerging biochemical company pioneering metabolic engineering and microbiology innovations for the production of sustainable biochemicals, today announced it has created the first ever microbial platform for the efficient synthesis of biofuels and biochemicals from fatty acids. This revolutionary advancement builds on GlycosBio’s microorganism platform and further diversifies the set of feedstocks and co-products the company offers enabling greater cost savings and product flexibility for producers. This research was done in collaboration with GlycosBio’s Scientific Advisory Board Chairman Prof. Ramon Gonzalez, Ph.D, P.E. and his group at Rice University. The results were recently published in the latest edition of Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

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