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  • n. The aliphatic alcohol 2-methyl-1-propanol that is used as a solvent and in organic synthesis

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  • They're making organisms now that produce isobutanol, meaning we could actually grow oil.

    Sustainable: Third World

  • The company has developed the technology to produce isobutanol by retrofitting existing ethanol plants, and plans to begin commercial production in the first half of 2012.

    Gevo Gains Nearly 10% in Debut

  • It hasn't generated any revenue from the sale of isobutanol and has never turned a profit.

    Financial Briefing Book: Feb. 10

  • Gevo is planning to make and sell isobutanol, an alcohol that can be made out of renewable materials such as grains and cellulose plant material.

    Gevo Gains Nearly 10% in Debut

  • No market currently exists for isobutanol as a fuel or fuel blendstock, and so it is up to Gevo to gain acceptance and market it as a new product.

    Gevo Gains Nearly 10% in Debut

  • The company has developed the technology to produce isobutanol by retrofitting existing ethanol plants and plans to begin commercial production in the first half of 2012.

    Financial Briefing Book: Feb. 10

  • Butamax alleges that Gevo has infringed on its patent for certain microbe host cells that produce isobutanol.

    Gevo Gains Nearly 10% in Debut

  • It also hasn't generated any revenue from the sale of isobutanol, and has never turned a profit.

    Gevo Gains Nearly 10% in Debut

  • The company plans to use corn initially as the raw material in its isobutanol production and wants to sell the leftover protein fermentation meal after production as a feed product for livestock to help defray the expense of buying corn.

    Gevo Gains Nearly 10% in Debut

  • It is defending itself against a lawsuit filed by Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC, a joint venture of DuPont Co. and BP PLC, alleging that Gevo infringed on a patent for certain microbe host cells that produce isobutanol.

    Financial Briefing Book: Feb. 10

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