June 22, 2017
Synthetic Genomics has developed a synthetic strain of algae that more than doubles the usual oil yield. The breakthrough is a result of collaboration between the San Diego company and ExxonMobil.
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BIOTECH: Higher Oil Yield Opens Up Possible Uses
Those still rooting for the biofuel industry got a glimmer of hope June 12 when local firm Synthetic Genomics announced a potential breakthrough in how algae is produced for fuel.