Muconic Acid




What they say about it

Muconic acid and its many chemical derivatives are popular chemical intermediates for the production of fibers and plastics. At current market prices, muconic acid derivatives represent a market valued at more than $22 billion. Source

Country of Origin

How they say it works

Using patented, genetically modified microorganisms as biocatalysts, Myriant converts renewable cellulosic feedstocks into basic industrial chemicals and compounds.

Market Status

Ensuing Products
Various Fibers and Plastics

Synbio Components


Additional Sources
Patent application