|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||C12P-007/42 C12P-007/44 C12N-009/02 A62D-003/02|
|미국특허분류(USC)||435/146; 435/142; 435/189; 435/262.5|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
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|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 45|
Several embodiments of the invention relate generally to a system and methods for the treatment of gaseous emissions comprising methane and one or more non-methane compounds that can influence the metabolism of methane-oxidizing microorganisms. In several embodiments, there is provided a system and methods for the treatment of methane emissions through the use of methanotrophic microorganisms to generate functionally consistent and harvestable products. Certain embodiments of the invention are particularly advantageous because they reduce environmentally...
1. A method for producing a polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) in a culture of methanotrophic microorganisms, the method comprising: a) providing a gas comprising methane and one or more non-methane substances;b) providing a culture of methanotrophic microorganisms;c) providing a microorganism culture medium comprising at least a first essential nutrient and a second essential nutrient;d) exposing said culture to said gas;e) controlling the concentration of said first essential nutrient in said culture medium to a concentration sufficient to induce said methanot...