Dec 9, 2019

Patent Allowed for DMC’s Dynamic Metabolic Control Technology

09 December 2019 – An essential patent has been allowed for DMC Biotechnologies’ Dynamic Metabolic Control technology.

Patent number PCT/US2015/035306 with the title ‘Compositions and methods for rapid and dynamic flux control using synthetic metabolic valves’ has been issued by the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) to Duke University. DMC has the exclusive license to the technology from Duke.

“The last ten years have shown that bringing biobased products to market takes time. Our Dynamic Metabolic Control technology can accelerate commercialization by making fermentation scale-up more predictable, robust, and efficient. Receiving this patent allowance is another milestone for DMC and is meaningful to our team, our partners, and our investors,” said Matt Lipscomb, Ph.D., CEO & Co-Founder of DMC.

About DMC

DMC is a US biobased specialty chemical company which makes products using microbial fermentation. DMC’s metabolic engineering process simplifies biology to make fermentation more predictable, robust, and efficient. By unleashing the power of biology, DMC is on track to address two of the global challenges of our time: sustainably and affordably feeding a growing world population and reducing greenhouse gas emissions through efficient production of (bio)chemicals. For more information, visit:

DMC media contact:
Kathryn Sheridan
Sustainability Consult
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