Biochemistry, Department of

 

Date of this Version

1-14-2020

Citation

United States Patent Buan Murphy et al. Patent No.: US 10,533,192 B2

Abstract

Plasmid vectors and use of plasmid vectors in methods for producing methane and isoprene using Archaea are dis closed. Particularly, plasmid vectors that express isoprene synthase ( ispS ) are prepared and inserted into methanogens, such as Methanosarcina acetivorans , to allow for c -production of methane and isoprene. In one embodiment, the methods of the present disclosure can be used for wastewater management.

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