EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS) will report financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012 after market close on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

The Company will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss these results, as well as an update on the Company's business and 2013 outlook, at 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. To listen via live webcast, please visit: http://investors.amyris.com.

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 molecules -- flexible building blocks that can be used in a wide range of products. Amyris's initial portfolio of commercial products is based on Biofene®, Amyris's brand of renewable farnesene, a long-chain hydrocarbon. 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. More information about Amyris is available at www.amyris.com.

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CONTACT: Amyris, Inc.         Investor Relations         510-740-7481         investor@amyris.com

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