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Title: Ethanol production in Gram-positive microbes

The subject invention concerns the transformation of Gram-positive bacteria with heterologous genes which confer upon these microbes the ability to produce ethanol as a fermentation product. Specifically exemplified is the transformation of bacteria with genes, obtainable from Zymomonas mobilis, which encode pyruvate decarboxylase and alcohol dehydrogenase. 2 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
170438
Assignee:
Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States) PTO; SCA: 090900; 550400; PA: EDB-96:025710; SN: 96001517576
Patent Number(s):
US 5,482,846/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-220,072; CNN: Grant 92-37308-7471;Grant 583620-2-112
Contract Number:
FG05-86ER13574
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 9 Jan 1996
Research Org:
University of Florida
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 55 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, BASIC STUDIES; ETHANOL; BIOSYNTHESIS; BACTERIA; GENETIC ENGINEERING; OXIDOREDUCTASES; DECARBOXYLASES

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