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Genomatica and Aquafil partner to produce biobased nylon [Full subscriber]

The US biotech start-up Genomatica is partnering with the Italian synthetic fibres producer Aquafil, to develop a commercial process for the production of biobased caprolactam for the synthesis of polyamide 6 from sugar via fermentation with genetically modified microbes which will be used by the Italian company to produce fibres and synthetic yarns for carpets and clothing…

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