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Making sugars, not extracting them: Proterro’s Technology

Making sugars, not extracting them: Proterro’s Technology

December 18, 2012 |

Where other companies are growing sugars via crop improvements, or extracting them, Proterro is making them via synthetic biology. Specifically, they have engineered a cyanobacteria to make sucrose (via a series of steps you can read all about here), ultimately from CO2, water, sunlight and nutrients – and secrete it into a sugarwater stream that […]

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