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Amyris

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Amyris delivers high-performance alternatives to petroleum-based products across a wide range of consumer and industry segments. They have developed innovative microbial engineering and screening technologies that modify the way microorganisms process sugars. Amyris is using its proprietary synthetic biology platform to design microbes, primarily yeast, and use them as living factories in established fermentation processes to convert plant-sourced sugars into renewable hydrocarbons.
Categories: Chemicals/fuels
FoundedInvested
2003 2009 

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Amyris: Building better fuels