High-Activity Glucoamylase boosts ethanol fuel production.

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Intended for grain processing industry, DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 is used for saccharification of liquefied starch in ethanol fuel production process. Synergies between substrate that Fuelzyme® alpha-amylase provides and DELTAZYM GA L-E5's main and side activities elevate ethanol yields from substrates such as corn, milo, barley, wheat, and cassava in fuel processing plants.



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Verenium Launches DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 Enzyme for Fuel Ethanol Production



-- Addition of highly active glucoamylase rounds out the Company's suite of enzyme products for the grain processing industry --

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a pioneer in the development and commercialization of high-performance industrial enzyme solutions, today announced that it will now market and sell DELTAZYM® GA L-E5, a high performance enzyme for the saccharification of liquefied starch in the fuel ethanol production process. The DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 enzyme has demonstrated high ethanol yields at industrial scale using multiple substrates including corn, milo, barley, wheat and cassava.

"Verenium is pleased to be able to enhance our starch processing product offering with this best-in-class glucoamylase enzyme for fuel ethanol production," said Janet Roemer, Verenium's President and Chief Operating Officer. "Customers using both Verenium's Fuelzyme® alpha-amylase and DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 have reported increased ethanol yields due to demonstrated synergies between the two enzyme products providing fuel ethanol processing plants with superior cost-performance benefits."

Verenium estimates the addressable global market for DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 for fuel ethanol production to be approximately $200 million annually.

To learn more about the DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 or Fuelzyme® enzymes contact Verenium's Customer Relations at enzymes@verenium.com or 1.800.523.2990.

About DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 Glucoamylase

DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 is a high activity glucoamylase designed to provide cost benefits and high ethanol yields in fuel ethanol production. DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 is used to saccharify liquefied mash from various substrates including corn, milo, barley, wheat and cassava. When used in combination with Verenium's Fuelzyme® alpha-amylase, fuel ethanol processing plants have seen superior ethanol yields due to the demonstrated synergies between the substrate that the Fuelzyme® product provides and the DELTAZYM® GA L-E5 product's main and side activities.

About Verenium

Verenium Corporation is a pioneer in the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes for use in industrial processes. Verenium currently sells enzymes developed using its R&D capabilities to industrial customers globally for use in markets including grain and oilseed processing, biofuels, animal health and nutrition and other specialty industrial processes. Verenium has built a world-class R&D organization renowned for its capabilities in the rapid screening, identification, evolution and bioengineering of novel enzymes that act as catalysts for biochemical reactions. The company harnesses the power of nature and uses its unique, patented technology to create products that transform industries by maximizing efficiency while improving environmental performance. For more information on Verenium, visit www.verenium.com.

Contacts:
Kelly Lindenboom
Vice President, Corporate Communications
617-674-5335
kelly.lindenboom@verenium.com

Sarah Carmody
Manager, Corporate Communications
617-674-5357
sarah.carmody@verenium.com

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