Microbial Processing of Gases (US)

Sandra Esteves (Inventor), Richard Dinsdale (Inventor), Tim Patterson (Inventor), Savvas Savvas (Inventor)

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The invention includes methods, apparatus, and systems for the conversion of hydrogen together with carbon dioxide or carbon monoxide to methane using a population of microbes and a defined liquid medium. The microbial population maintains the amount of nutrients in the liquid medium with a relative range without requiring replenishment of the nutrients. Methods and apparatus for enriching the microbial population are also described.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS11332762B2
IPCC12P 5/02,C12N 1/20,C12M 1/00,C12M 1/34
Filing date29/06/17
Publication statusPublished - 17 May 2022


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