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30 July 2017

Verdezyne Groundbreaking Ceremony in Malaysia Commemorates Initiation Of Biobased DDDA Plant

Verdezyne Inc., a synthetic biology company producing biobased chemicals, announced today that a groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 30th for its VerdePalm plant, Verdezyne's first commercial-scale renewable chemicals manufacturing facility, at the Bio-XCell premier biotechnology and ecosystem park in Nusajaya, Iskandar, in southern Malaysia. The new facility is designed to produce biobased long chain diacids via fermentation of Verdezyne's proprietary yeast, which has been engineered to use non-food biomass to produce high value chemicals.  The first product produced at VerdePalm will be dodecanedioic acid (DDDA). Source: PR Newswire 30/7/2017

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