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Aemetis secures patent for its microbial based enzymes for processing cellulosic feedstocks [Registered]

Aemetis has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office titled “Hydrolytic Enzyme Mixtures For Saccharification of Lignocellulosic Polysaccharides,” and issued US Patent No. 8,273,557. This patent relates to advanced plant cell wall degradative systems, specifically enzymes that bind to and/or depolymerize cellulose. These cell wall degrading systems have a number of applications, including a method of producing cellulosic ethanol. With this new patent award, Aemetis holds 5 awarded patents, 6 filed patents, and 4 licensed patents. In addition, Aemetis recently announced signing the first global license for the Chevron Lummus Global catalytic hydrolysis refining process,…

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