Production of Itaconic Acid and Related Molecules from Aromatic Compounds

Joshua Elmore (Inventor), Jay Huenemann (Inventor), Davinia Salvachua Rodriguez (Inventor), Gregg Beckham (Inventor), Adam Guss (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


This disclosure provides a genetically-modified bacterium from the genus Pseudomonas that produces itaconate or trans-aconitate. The disclosure further provides methods for producing itaconate or trans-aconitate using a genetically­ modified bacterium from the genus Pseudomonas.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number10,738,333 B2
Filing date11/08/20
StatePublished - 2020

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-2800-77722


  • genetically-modified bacterium
  • itaconate
  • lignin
  • microbial degradation
  • polymers
  • pseudomonas


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