Tag: Ajinomoto

Duckweed takes off in nutrition space as well as biofuel and bioenergy

Duckweed takes off in nutrition space as well as biofuel and bioenergy

November 11, 2018 |

Duckweed is some pretty amazing stuff. And no, we aren’t talking about that kind of Daffy Duck duck weed. We are talking about the green stuff that grows in ponds and floats on the surface of water, often mistaken for algae. Why is this green goodness so good? Duckweed, also referred to as lemna or […]

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Ajinomoto, Toray partner to develop renewable nylon

Ajinomoto, Toray partner to develop renewable nylon

February 28, 2012 |

In Japan, Ajinomoto and Toray will conduct a joint research for manufacturing the nylon raw material 1,5-pentanediamine from the amino acid lysine produced from plant materials by Ajinomoto using fermentation technology, and commercializing a biobased nylon made from this substance. The two companies have already carried out successful test production of 1,5-PD using Ajinomoto’s feed-use […]

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