Enzyme Technologies

Enzyme technologies are a key to many products and processes in the bioeconomy.  When we speak of “enzyme technologies” we are talking about using specialized biological catalysts to accomplish our industrial process. Enzymes are everywhere—they are proteins in all living organisms that do work. The advantage of using enzymes in the industry is that they…

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Techno-Economic Analysis: Synthetic Biology

Techno-economic analysis in synthetic biology is the combination of conceptual process design and production cost estimation activities. Synthetic biology refers to microorganisms that have been genetically altered to produce a foreign molecule as part of their normal metabolism. Products include small organic molecules, (alcohols, fuel-range oils), proteins, and pharmaceutical ingredients. The techno-economic analysis is generally…

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