Development of a Microbial Factory for Efficient Conversion of Biodiesel Glycerol to Value-Added Products

The objective of this research project is to develop genetic engineering and metabolic engineering tools to enable the Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria to function as microbial factory for converting biodiesel glycerol to value-added products to improve the long-term sustainability of biodiesel industry and generate new income for farmers and agricultural industries.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Advanced Research, Biobased Research


  • English


  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $298937
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Office of Research, Development, and Technology
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC    20590
  • Project Managers:

    Johnson, Shawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Auburn University

    Auburn, AL  United States  36830
  • Principal Investigators:

    Suh, Sang-Jin

  • Start Date: 20071101
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120731
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31356

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01467546
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:35PM