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What does PDO stand for?

PDO stands for 1,3-Propanediol (chemical)

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Poly(trimethylene terephthalate) or polypropylene terephthalate (PTT) is based on 1,3-propanediol from biorenewable sources and may replace PET.
Some areas under discussion include hydrolysis of polyesters and polycarbonates, carbon nanotube-reinforced polyester nanocomposites, recent developments in modification of cyanate ester resins, and biodegradable aliphatic polyesters derived from 1,3-propanediol.
; wherein the symmetric diol includes both 1,3-propanediol and neopentyl glycol; and wherein the flexibility of the coated substrate is at least 1T with no tape off.
Utilizing a proprietary fermentation process, the facility produces 1,3-propanediol (Bio-PDO[TM]) from corn and other plant materials.
Other microbes can ferment glycerol to make useful industrial chemicals such as succinic acid and 1,3-propanediol, he says.
Palo Alto, CA) have patented recombinant organisms comprising genes encoding aquacobalamin reductase, cob(II)alamin reductase, cob(I)alamin adenosyltransferase, glycerol dehydratase and 1,3-propanediol oxidoreductase activities useful for the production of 1,3-propanediol from a variety of carbon substrates.