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About lynnebrum

Lynne H. Brum is Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Metabolix.

Published Patent Application Describes Key Innovation from Yield10 Bioscience

Metabolix launched Yield10 Bioscience late last year as a way to resource our crop science activity separately from our specialty biopolymers business. Yield10 is focused on global food security, as food production must be increased by an estimated 70% in … Continue reading

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Yield10: Developing and Commercializing Innovations in Crop Science

Metabolix announced the launch of Yield10 Bioscience to develop and commercialize innovations in crop science. The focus is to develop proprietary, breakthrough technologies to improve yield in major food crops based on Yield10’s “T3 Platform Technology”. 

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A Bountiful Harvest of Crop Science Publications

Metabolix produces a range of PHA bioplastic products for its commercial customers using a proprietary industrial fermentation and biopolymer recovery process. The fermentation process is driven by microbes specifically engineered by Metabolix to produce PHAs with certain technical characteristics. The … Continue reading

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Patents: A Window into Innovation

Metabolix was recently granted or allowed six patents covering technology related to each of our key areas of biopolymers, biobased industrial chemicals and crop-based technologies. Among those granted was patent US 8,487,159, issued on July 16 titled “Production of Polyhydroxybutryrate … Continue reading

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