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Generation of a Genetically Modified Microorganism for Adipic Acid Production

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Award date: 
Nov 12, 2013
Award amount: 
$44,000
Organization name: 
Duke University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: 
Herosian, Alan G.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Technology Enhancement Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

This proposal is driected to reducing to practice the production of adipic acid , a key enzyme in the sythesis of nylon, upholstery and clothing materials , using recombinant technology adapted from research in oncology at Duke Medical Center.

Fiscal year: 
2014