PROCESS FOR EXTRACTION OF BIOPLASTIC AND PRODUCTION OF MONOMERS FROM THE BIOPLASTIC

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0253713 A1
Application Date: Sep. 7th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The present invention relates to a process for extraction of bioplastic from bioplastic-producing microbial cells, comprising the steps of: A. providing bioplastic producing microbial cells comprising bioplastic; B. providing bacterial...
Application Number:
15/529,028
International Classification:
C08J 11/10 (20060101); C12P 7/62 (20060101); C12P 7/42 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A bacterial strain chosen from the species Bacillus pumilus having the ability to lyse bioplastic-producing microbial cells, preferably without interacting with or consuming bioplastic from the bioplastic-producing microbial cells.

DESCRIPTION

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to a bio-based process for extraction and depolymerization of bioplastics from bioplastic-producing microbial cells.
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