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Amyris farnesene plant hits production targets

9:29 AM MDT | October 11, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says its biobased farnesene plant in Brazil has achieved a production run rate of 1 million liters over a 45-day period, meeting the company’s technology, volumetric, and cost targets. “With all six fermentors running as planned and with our ongoing production rate, we are on track to achieve our year-end cost targets,” says CEO John Melo. “Our plant at Brotas is expected to produce more farnesene this year than we produced in our entire prior contract manufacturing operations combined. All told, we have surpassed...

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