Biocatalysts for Conversion of Thermochemical Waste Streams

Gregg Beckham (Inventor), Thelhawadigedara Lahiru Jayakody (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Disclosed herein are microorganisms that have enhanced tolerance to toxic compounds found in thermochemical waste streams. Methods of utilizing carbon found in waste streams are also disclosed. Also presented herein are meth­ods for detoxifying waste streams and methods of biocon­version of toxic waste stream materials into useful products.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number10,829,731 B2
Filing date10/11/20
StatePublished - 2020

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-2A00-78420


  • biomass conversion
  • highly toxic compounds
  • lignocellulosic biomass
  • pseudomonas
  • pyrolysis
  • thermochemical
  • waste stream solutions


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