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Chemistry: Molecular Biology And Microbiology > Micro-organism, Tissue Cell Culture Or Enzyme Using Process To Synthesize A Desired Chemical Compound Or Composition > Preparing Oxygen-containing Organic Compound > Carboxylic Acid Ester

Carboxylic Acid Ester

Carboxylic Acid Ester patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

03/13/14 - 20140073022 - Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates with a defined composition from an unrelated carbon source
Cells and methods for producing polyhydroxyalkanoates. The cells comprise one or more recombinant genes selected from an R-specific enoyl-CoA hydratase gene, a PHA polymerase gene, a thioesterase gene, and an acyl-CoA-synthetase gene. The cells further have one or more genes functionally deleted. The functionally deleted genes include such genes as...

02/27/14 - 20140057326 - Microorganism producing high-molecular-weight pha
The present invention provides a microorganism that synthesizes a high-molecular-weight PHA, and a method for producing a high-molecular-weight PHA, which have a productivity of at least 100 g/L. The provision is achieved by controlling the specific activity of a PHA synthase in cells of a microorganism that belongs to the...

02/06/14 - 20140038249 - Integrated process for the production of jatropha methyl ester and by products
The present invention provides a simpler and more energy efficient process for the preparation of fatty acid methyl ester (biodiesel) from sun dried whole seed capsules of Jatropha curcas integrated with value addition of seed shells, deoiled cake and crude glycerol co-product stream. More specifically, the invention relates to a...

01/30/14 - 20140030773 - Modified microorganism for high efficient production of 1,4-butanediol
A modified microorganism for producing a high yield of 1,4-butanediol, and a method of producing 1,4-butanediol using the modified microorganism, wherein the modified microorganism is altered so as to delete or disrupt expression of at least one of transcription regulatory factor NCg12886, GCN5-related N-acetyltransferase NCg12090, hypothetical protein NCg10224 or sugar...

01/30/14 - 20140030774 - Mutant of propionyl-coa transferase from clostridium propionicum and preparing method for pla or pla copolymer using the same
Provided is a mutant of propionyl-CoA transferase from Clostridium propionicum that can convert lactate into lactyl-CoA with high efficiency in a method of preparing a polylactate (PLA) or PLA copolymer using microorganisms. Unlike conventional propionyl-CoA transferase which is weakly expressed in E. coli, when a mutant of propiony-CoA transferase from...

01/30/14 - 20140030775 - Recombinant microorganism having ability to produce [lactate-co-glycolate] copolymer from glucose, and method for preparing [lactate-co-glycolate] copolymer using same
There is provided a recombinant microorganism having producibility of poly(lactate-co-glycolate) from glucose, and more particularly, a recombinant microorganism having producibility of poly(lactate-co-glycolate) without adding an exogenous glycolate precursor, and a method of preparing [poly(preparing lactate-co-glycolate)] using the same. According to the present invention, the poly(lactate-co-glycolate) in which the concentration of...

01/23/14 - 20140024090 - Method and apparatus for converting a carbon source into a hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon precursor
Method for converting a carbon source such as a plant-derived material into a hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon precursor, via a microorganism-catalysed aerobic reaction. The microorganism is cultivated in the presence of the carbon source and of oxygen, in a reaction vessel having a capacity of about 2000 litres or greater which...

01/23/14 - 20140024091 - Use of oxyhydrogen microorganisms for non-photosynthetic carbon capture and conversion of inorganic and/or c1 carbon sources into useful organic compounds
Compositions and methods for a hybrid biological and chemical process that captures and converts carbon dioxide and/or other forms of inorganic carbon and/or C1 carbon sources including but not limited to carbon monoxide, methane, methanol, formate, or formic acid, and/or mixtures containing C1 chemicals including but not limited to various...

01/16/14 - 20140017743 - Oxidoreductases for the stereoselective reduction of keto compounds
The invention relates to a process for the enantioselective enzymatic reduction of a keto compound to the corresponding chiral hydroxy compound, wherein the keto compound is reduced with an oxidoreductase in the presence of a cofactor, and is characterized in that an oxidoreductase is used which has an amino acid...

01/16/14 - 20140017744 - Methods of preparing para-xylene from biomass
Methods or preparing para-xylene from biomass by carrying out a Diels-Alder cycloaddition at controlled temperatures and activity ratios. Methods of preparing bio-terephthalic acid and bio-poly(ethylene terephthalate (bio-PET) are also disclosed, as well as products formed from bio-PET....

12/26/13 - 20130344550 - Methods of bioplastic production
A method of producing bioplastics from algae, the method including processing algae to yield an aqueous phase containing glycerol, and fermenting the aqueous phase with a bioplastic-producing bacteria to yield bioplastics....

12/19/13 - 20130337516 - Polyhydroxyalkanoate production method
Provided are processes for the production and high efficiency processing of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) from carbon sources comprising carbon-containing gases or materials....

12/05/13 - 20130323804 - Method to produce phbv by recombinant escherichia coli
The invention discloses a method for production of polyhydroxybutyrate-co-polyhydroxyvalerate (PHBV) by recombinant Escherichia coli harboring plasmid containing both phaCAB and prpE. Different percentage of hydroxyvalerate can be obtained from the recombinant E. coli when cultivated in the medium containing different concentrations of propionic acid. In this patent, we provide a...

11/21/13 - 20130309735 - Process for producing volatile organic compounds from biomass material
Embodiments of the present invention provide for efficient and economical production and recovery of ethanol or other volatile organic compounds, such as acetic acid, from solid biomass material, particularly on a larger scale, such as on the commercialization or industrial scale. According to one aspect of the invention, the method...

10/31/13 - 20130288317 - Increased yields of phas from hydrogen feeding and diverse carbon fixation pathways
Disclosed are methods including organisms genetically engineered to make useful products when grown on glucose as a carbon source. The organisms are genetically engineered to produce various useful products such as polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) monomers, polymers, and copolymers, diols, alcohols, and other useful chemicals....

10/31/13 - 20130288318 - High oleic acid oils
The present invention relates to extracted lipid with high levels, for example 90% to 95% by weight, oleic acid. The present invention also provides genetically modified plants, particularly oilseeds such as safflower, which can used to produce the lipid. Furthermore, provided are methods for genotyping and selecting plants which can...

10/24/13 - 20130280772 - Reagents and methods for cyanobacterial production of bioplastics and biomaterials
The present invention provides reagents and methods for biomaterial production from cyanobacteria....

10/17/13 - 20130273622 - Methods for the economical production of biofuel from biomass
Methods for producing a biofuel are provided. Also provided are biocatalysts that convert a feedstock to a biofuel....

09/26/13 - 20130252292 - Biomass extraction process
This present invention relates to an organosolv process for the extraction of materials from lignocellulosic biomass. This invention further relates to the chemicals and their derivatives extracted from biomass, uses, apparatus, methods, and the like. In an embodiment of the invention the material extracted from the lignocellulosic biomass is levulinic...

08/29/13 - 20130224812 - Process for resolving cyclopropyl diesters
The present disclosure provides a method for the stereospecific hydrolysis of racemic 1,1-dialkyloxycarbonylcyclopropanes....

08/29/13 - 20130224813 - Process for polylactic acid production using monascus
A process for producing polylactic acid (PLA) comprising the steps: fermenting in a fermentation vessel a micro-organism of the genus Monascus in a medium at a pH less than or equal to 5 under conditions which produce lactic acid into the medium, converting the lactic acid produced into lactide, and...

08/22/13 - 20130217086 - Modified microorganism for production of 1,4-butanediol
A modified microorganism for production of 1,4-butanediol, an expression vector, and a method of producing 1,4-butanediol using the modified microorganism are provided. The method can be useful in producing 1,4-butanediol using a biological production process....

08/15/13 - 20130210096 - Methods and systems for the production of hydrocarbon products
Methods and systems for the production of hydrocarbon products, including providing a substrate comprising CO to a bioreactor containing a culture of one or more micro-organisms; and fermenting the culture in the bioreactor to produce one or more hydrocarbon products. The substrate comprising CO is derived from an industrial process...

08/08/13 - 20130203134 - Method for producing l-lactic acid by lactic acid bacterium under presence of pentose and cellooligosaccharides
The present invention thus provides a method for producing L-lactic acid, which comprises the step of culturing a lactic acid bacterium that can produce L-lactic acid in a medium containing any one selected from the group consisting of cellobiose, cellooligosaccharides, xylose, arabinose, and glucose derived from cellulose and/or hemicellulose as...

08/01/13 - 20130196395 - Enzyme-containing mini-emulsions
The present invention relates to a mini-emulsion which comprises at least one hydrolase, where the continuous phase of the mini-emulsion contains at least one oxidant, while the dispersed phase comprises at least one C6-60 carboxylic acid and optionally at least one reactant. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a method...

07/11/13 - 20130177952 - Method of producing ingenol-3-angelate
Furthermore, the invention relates to intermediates useful for the synthesis of ingenol-3-angelate (I) from ingenol (II) and to methods of producing said intermediates....

07/04/13 - 20130171703 - Producing energy from biological material
Described are methods and systems for producing synthesis gas. In some embodiments, the method includes microbiologically converting biological material to form methane and CO2; and reacting methane and CO2 formed in (a) with water and metal to form synthesis gas. Optionally, the method also includes cutting vegetation; fermenting the vegetation...

07/04/13 - 20130171704 - Dicarboxylic acid production process
Process for producing a dicarboxylic acid comprising fermenting a microorganism in a suitable fermentation medium wherein a gas flow comprising 30% to 100% v/v oxygen as measured under atmospheric pressure is added to the fermentation medium and producing the dicarboxylic acid....

06/27/13 - 20130164800 - Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates
There is also provided a method of increasing the proportion of PHAs-producing microbes relative to non-PHAs producing microbes in a culture media containing both PHAs-producing microbes and non-PHAs producing microbes and a method of extracting PHAs from PHAs-containing microbes....

06/27/13 - 20130164801 - Method of preparing alkyl butyrate from fermented liquid using microorganisms
Disclosed is a method of preparing alkyl butyrate, which comprises: (a) producing a fermented liquid containing butyrate salt through a fermentation process using butyric acid-producing strains; (b) obtaining an extracted liquid containing butyric acid from a continuous extracting apparatus using an extraction solvent, after converting the butyrate salt into butyric...

06/20/13 - 20130157326 - Integrated bioprocessing for fuel production
Systems and methods are provided for enhancing the integration of processes for recovering products from algae-derived biomass. The enhanced process integration allows for increased use of input streams and other reagents that are derived from renewable sources. This increases the overall renewable character of the products extracted from the algae-derived...

06/20/13 - 20130157327 - Mutant polyhydroxyalkanoic acid synthase gene and method for producing aliphatic polyester using the same
A substitution mutation that improves polymerization activity of a polyhydroxyalkanoic acid synthase is identified. At least 1 amino acid residue selected from the group consisting of a histidine residue at position 17, a proline residue at position 71, a valine residue at position 131, a methionine residue at position 205,...

06/20/13 - 20130157328 - Catalytic dehydration of lactic acid and lactic acid esters
This invention relates to catalytic dehydration of lactic acid derived from biological fermentation and its esters into acrylic acid and acrylic acid esters respectively. Disclosed in this invention are chemical catalysts suitable for industrial scale production of acrylic acid and acrylic acid esters. This invention also provides an industrial scale...

06/13/13 - 20130149755 - Use of oxyhydrogen microorganisms for non-photosynthetic carbon capture and conversion of inorganic and/or c1 carbon sources into useful organic compounds
Compositions and methods for a hybrid biological and chemical process that captures and converts carbon dioxide and/or other forms of inorganic carbon and/or CI carbon sources including but not limited to carbon monoxide, methane, methanol, formate, or formic acid, and/or mixtures containing CI chemicals including but not limited to various...

05/23/13 - 20130130337 - Enzymatic acylation method using an acylphosphonate donor
The invention relates to an enzymatic acylation method including at least the following steps of: contacting at least one compound having at least one function selected from among the amine, alcohol, or thiol functions, at least one microorganism having an acyl transfer activity and/or an acyl transfer enzyme, and at...

05/23/13 - 20130130338 - Novel hydrolase protein
It is an object of the present invention to provide a novel hydrolase, which is used when dialkyl 2-vinylcyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylate is hydrolyzed with an enzyme, so as to efficiently obtain (1S,2S)-1-alkoxycarbonyl-2-vinylcyclopropanecarboxylic acid that is useful as an intermediate for synthesizing therapeutic agents for hepatitis C. According to the present invention, there...

05/16/13 - 20130122559 - Method for synthesizing polyhydroxyalkanoate using a microorganism
A method for synthesizing polyhydroxyalkanoate using a microorganism includes providing a Ralstonia eutropha strain; providing a fermentation tank and adding crude glycerol into the fermentation tank; adding a nitrogen source into the fermentation tank to adjust a carbon to nitrogen (C/N) ratio to 20:1 to 150:1; controlling temperature of the...

05/02/13 - 20130109064 - Microorganisms and methods for producing 2,4-pentadienoate, butadiene, propylene, 1,3-butanediol and related alcohols
The invention provides non-naturally occurring microbial organisms containing 2,4-pentadienoate, butadiene, propylene, 1,3-butanediol, crotyl alcohol or 3-buten-1-ol pathways comprising at least one exogenous nucleic acid encoding a butadiene pathway enzyme expressed in a sufficient amount to produce 2,4-pentadienoate, butadiene, propylene, 1,3-butanediol, crotyl alcohol or 3-buten-1-ol. The invention additionally provides methods of...

05/02/13 - 20130109065 - Sustainable conversion of citrus peel waste
A sustainable method and system for producing bio-fuels from citrus peels and the recovery of limonene and pectin prior to fermentation of the peel solids. In one embodiment a sustainable method and system for the concurrent recovery of limonene and pectin from citrus peels is disclosed. The peels are optionally...

03/21/13 - 20130071890 - Production of pha using biogas as feedstock and power source
Methods for producing bioplastics from biogas include techniques for the production of PHB using a dirty biogas (e.g., methane from landfill, digester) as both a power source for the process and as feedstock. Biogas is split into two streams, one for energy to drive the process, another as feedstock. Advantageously,...

03/21/13 - 20130071891 - In situ expression of lipase for enzymatic production of alcohol esters during fermentation
Disclosed herein are methods of producing alcohol esters during a fermentation by providing alcohol-producing microorganisms which further comprise an engineered polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide having lipase activity....

03/21/13 - 20130071892 - Process for production of polyhydroxyalkanoic acid using genetically modified microorganism having enoyl-coa hydratase gene introduced therein
The present invention intends to produce poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) [P(3HB-co-3HHx)] with a high 3-hydroxyhexanoic acid fraction using a vegetable oil as a basic raw material. In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a method of producing a microorganism that produces poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) with a high 3-hydroxyhexanoic acid fraction using a vegetable...

03/14/13 - 20130065284 - Modified microorganism for highly efficient production of lactic acid
A modified microorganism for high efficient production of lactic acid, an expression vector for constructing the modified microorganism, and a method of producing a lactic acid using the same are disclosed. The modified microorganism may produce lactic acid at a high level under acid conditions....

03/14/13 - 20130065285 - Chemoautotrophic conversion of carbon oxides in industrial waste to biomass and chemical products
Systems and methods for employing chemoautotrophic micro-organisms to capture carbon from industrial waste are provided. An exemplary system comprises an industrial source, such as a cement plant, and a bioreactor including the micro-organisms. The bioreactor is fed the waste stream from the source, which provides carbon to the micro-organisms, and...

03/14/13 - 20130065286 - Processing biomass
Carbon-containing materials, such as biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) or coal are processed to produce useful products, such as fuels, carboxylic acids and equivalents thereof (e.g., esters and salts). For example, systems are described that can use feedstock materials, such as cellulosic and/or lignocellulosic materials...

02/21/13 - 20130045516 - Recombinant microorganism and method for producing aliphatic polyester using the same
Aliphatic polyester productivity is improved for production of aliphatic polyester using a recombinant microorganism. A recombinant microorganism prepared by introducing a gene encoding a protein having activity of converting lactic acid to lactic-acid CoA and a gene encoding a protein having activity of synthesizing polyhydroxyalkanoate using hydroxyacyl CoA as a...

02/14/13 - 20130040350 - Process for the direct production of fermentation products from biomasses in a biofilm reactor
A dense but oxygen permeable membrane separates the oxygen supply compartment from the fermentation compartment, which contains all microorganisms, a nutrient medium and the pretreated lignocellulose. The oxygen, necessary for the growth and the activity of the aerobic cellulolytic enzymes producing microorganisms is solely transported from the oxygen supply compartment...

01/31/13 - 20130029388 - Method for accumulation of polyhydroxyalkanoates in biomass with on-line monitoring for feed rate control and process termination
A method or process for producing polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) in biomass. The process entails feeding an organic carbon containing substrate to biomass enriched in PHA accumulating bacteria. Particularly the process entails intermittently supplying the substrate to the biomass at least three separate times over a selected period. The object of the...

01/17/13 - 20130017583 - Methods for producing polyhydroxyalkanoate copolymer with high medium chain length monomer content
The invention relates to the production of polyhydroxyalkanoate copolymer with high 3-hydroxyhexanoate monomer content through recombinant gene expression....

01/03/13 - 20130005006 - Method for producing polyhydroxyalkanoic acid
Embodiments of the invention relate to the microbial production of polyhydroxyalkanoic acids, or polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), from substrates which cannot be used as a source of carbon and/or energy for microbial growth or PHA synthesis and which have microbial and environmental toxicity. According to one embodiment of the invention, a process...

11/29/12 - 20120301933 - Pha-producing bacteria
The present disclosure relates to isolated bacterial strains producing polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), microbial consortia including such strains, and cultures of such strains and microbial consortia. In particular, the present disclosure relates to compositions including such strains, microbial consortia, and cultures and methods of use thereof....

11/29/12 - 20120301934 - Process for the production of esters
Methods for producing an ester from a gas comprising carbon monoxide. More specifically the invention provides for methods for producing one or more products by the anaerobic fermentation of a gaseous substrate comprising CO and the subsequent conversion of the one or more products to an ester in a down-stream...