Tag: Oakbio

Oakbio announces ecoli model for butanol production

Oakbio announces ecoli model for butanol production

May 14, 2015 |

In California, Oakbio announced the development of a novel Escherichia coli (ecoli) based microbe model for the production of n-Butanol and other chemical products. This new waste carbon conversion platform uses the same expression system used in Oakbio’s successful CO2 capture and conversion system. Unlike other ecoli based systems the Oakbio model requires no antibiotics or […]

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4 minutes with… Brian Sefton, Founder, Chief Scientist, President, Oakbio

4 minutes with… Brian Sefton, Founder, Chief Scientist, President, Oakbio

April 8, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Oakbio has developed highly versitile microbial platforms and processes for waste carbon conversion. We have fluegas capture microbe, proven fluegas resistant, which producing PHAs and n-butanol. We also have an ecoli platform which can covert wastewater, agricultural waste and others to n-butanol. Both […]

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The Olive Economy

The Olive Economy

March 21, 2012 |

If the long-term is green, and the present is based on carbon-intense “black” technologies – the near term is going to be shades of olive, and technologies that combine green and black may be the big winners. Today, 5 strategies at the nexus of green and black, exemplars of the Olive Economy A couple of […]

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The XTL Diet: new paths to feasible, domestic low-carb fuels

The XTL Diet: new paths to feasible, domestic low-carb fuels

August 23, 2011 |

Can synthetic biology capture and utilize atmospheric CO2? And make money? And mitigate the carbon intensity of no-no feedstocks like coal, gas and oil? Opening up new paths towards low-cost domestic energy security? Beyond the entire range of conventional and advanced biofuels – or biomass-to-liquid technologies (BTL), lie a range of Coal-to-liquid, and Gas-to-liquid options […]

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Solazyme vs Oakbio: Who's the Best?

Solazyme vs Oakbio: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #1 seed Solazyme and #16 seed OakBio in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to the […]

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