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Research Project: Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries that Produce Marketable Biobased Products

Location: Bioproducts Research

Title: Polyhydroxyalkanoate production in pseudomonas

item SIKKEMA, DIRK - Volunteer
item Cal, Andrew
item Ponce, Maria
item Orts, William
item Lee, Charles
item Hathwaik, Upul

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/17/2018
Publication Date: 9/20/2018
Citation: Sikkema, D., Cal, A.J., Ponce, M.I., Orts, W.J., Lee, C.C., Hathwaik, U.I. 2018. Polyhydroxyalkanoate production in pseudomonas. Meeting Abstract. 25th Annual BEPS Conference. September 20-22, 2017. Albany, CA.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: We have made PHAs from various alkanoic acids using two strains of Pseudomonas putida, NRRL B-14875 and KT2440. We have examined their yield, monomer distribution and have started examining their physical properties. We have found that cell growth and dry weight are about the same for each alkanoic acid when the total carbon is the same. We have also found that monomer distribution in the PHA polymer is a function of the alkanoic acid supplied.