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Patent Abstracts

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Patent Abstracts

1. 8,383,379 
Copolymer comprising 4-hydroxybutyrate unit and lactate unit and its manufacturing method 
Park et al of LG Chem, Ltd., South Korea, developed a copolymer of 4-hydroxybutyrate and lactate and 3-hydroxyalkanoate monomers, by culturing a cell or plant with the gene of enzyme converting lactate and 3-hydroxyalkanoate into lactyl-CoA and 3-hydroxyalkanoyl-CoA, respectively, phosphotransbutylase gene, butyrate kinase gene and polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase gene.  The copolymer of the present invention is a biodegradable polymer being able to be usefully used instead of conventional synthetic plastic, and the copolymer can be used for medical use. (RDC 3/7/2013)

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** Date of latest addition; date of first entry is 3/7/2013.