[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009278  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/140791
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:04/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2012-21760

[22] Filing Date:14/7/2012

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
GB
15/7/2011
1112231.4

[72] Inventor: Irene Finnegan

[73] Owner: Verdant Bioproducts Limited, Summer Farm, West Hadden Road, Crick, Northamptonshire, NN6 7SQ, United Kingdom

[74] Agent: Abu-Gazaleh Intellectual Property L.L.C

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: C12N 1/20; C12R 1/01, 1/02 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-US 2010/151543 A1 (REEVES ANDREW [US])17 June 2010
-WO 2008/070561 A1 (TEXAS A & M UNIV SYS[US]; GRANDA CESAR B [US]; HOLTZAPPLE MARKT [US]) 12 June 2008
-WO 2010/115054 A2 (XYLOFUEL LLC [US]; KOHNRICHARD A [US]; KIM SEON-WOO [US] XYLOFUELLLC) 7 October 2010
 
Examiner: Ashwaq Hamed Al-Ghanami

[54] A MICRO-ORGANISM
[57] Abstract: The invention relates to a micro-organism comprising a hydrogenase enzyme system which is capable of converting carbon dioxide into formic acid and a second enzyme system which is capable of converting formic acid into aliphatic carboxylic acids having a chain length of five or more carbon atoms. Also described are various methods for producing oil, as well as other aspects of the invention.
No. of claims: 17     No. of figures: 4


 

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