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TEC2013-0040: Method to Increase Calorific Content and Enhanced Nutritional Value of Plant Biomass for the Production of Fuel and Feed

Background Production of alternative fuels such as biodiesel is on the rise around the world and in the U.S. due to a strong and growing desire to reduce dependency on petroleum-derived diesel fuel. The acceptance of biodiesel has been slowed due to its higher cost relative to petroleum-derived diesel. The higher cost of biodiesel is directly relat...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Christoph Benning, Sanjaya Sanjaya, Rachel Miller
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Agriculture, Biotechnology, Energy

080056: Diacylglycerol Acyltransferases Involved in Oil Biosynthesis in Microalgae

The need for the development of biomass-based domestic production systems for high energy liquid transportation fuels is widely recognized. Concerns related to environmental impact and the price of oil combined with political issues related to dependence on foreign oil have increased interest in alternative biofuels. Currently, transportation ...
Published: 7/21/2014   |   Inventor(s): Christoph Benning, Rachel Miller, Eric Moellering
Keywords(s): Algae, Biodiesel, Biofuel Category(s): Biotechnology, Chemicals, Energy