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Metabolix Expands Sugar Research

1:56 PM MDT | August 8, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Biotechnology firm Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has signed an agreement with a consortium of Australian sugar industry research organizations to develop biodegradable plastics produced within genetically modified (GM) sugarcane plants. Financial details were not disclosed. The deal is in line with Metabolix’s long-term goal to produce its family of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biopolymers directly inside of non-food crops, including switchgrass and...

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