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Title: Microorganisms having enhanced resistance to acetate and methods of use

The present invention provides isolated or genetically modified strains of microorganisms that display enhanced resistance to acetate as a result of increased expression of a sodium proton antiporter. The present invention also provides methods for producing such microbial strains, as well as related promoter sequences and expression vectors. Further, the present invention provides methods of producing alcohol from biomass materials by using microorganisms with enhanced resistance to acetate.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1160260
Assignee:
UT-Batelle, LLC (Oakridge, TN) ORNL
Patent Number(s):
8,865,440
Application Number:
13/688,636
Contract Number:
ACO5-000R22725
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Nov 29
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

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