Amyris to Announce 2012 First Quarter Financial Results on Tuesday, May 8

Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:00am EDT

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS) will report financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 after market close on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results at 5:00 p.m. EDT. To participate via live webcast, please visit: http://investors.amyris.com.

An audio replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and can be accessed by dialing 888-203-1112 if calling from within the United States, or 719-457-0820 if calling from outside the United States, and entering the replay pass code 8171574.

A replay of the webcast will be available in the investor relations section of the Company's website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call and will remain available for approximately 60 calendar days.

About Amyris

Amyris is an integrated renewable products company focused on providing sustainable alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products. Amyris uses its industrial synthetic biology platform to convert plant sugars into a variety of hydrocarbon molecules—flexible building blocks that can be used in a wide range of products. Amyris is commercializing these products both as No Compromise® renewable ingredients in cosmetics, flavors and fragrances, polymers, lubricants and consumer products, and also as No Compromise renewable diesel and jet fuel. Amyris Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Amyris, oversees the establishment and expansion of Amyris's production in Brazil. Amyris also has fuel distribution capabilities in the United States through its subsidiary, Amyris Fuels, LLC. More information about Amyris is available at www.amyris.com.

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CONTACT: Jeryl Hilleman              
         Amyris, Inc.
         Chief Financial Officer
         510-740-7481
         investor@amyris.com

         Erica Mannion
         Sapphire Investor Relations, LLC
         Investor Relations
         415-471-2700
         investor@amyris.com