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Tandem biochemical and thermochemical conversion of algal biomass

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10,077,454
September 18, 2018
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One-Pot Bioconversion of Distiller's Grains to Advanced Biofuels
Tandem Conversion of Mixed Algal Biomass
Next-Generation Automotive
The present invention relates to methods and system configured to convert algal biomass into biofuels, alcohols, nutrients, biochar, chemical building block compounds, and/or other useful by-products. Exemplary methods include an integrated biochemical and thermochemical process that provides high purity biofuels and mixed alcohols, while minimizing waste and/or maximizing efficiency.
14/750,960
June 25, 2015
1/1;
C12P 7/06 (20060101); C12P 7/64 (20060101);
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under contract no. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation. The Government has certain rights in the invention.